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# upheld - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Complaint against topless influencer's ad for cocktails upheld due to alcohol laws and 'suggestive sexual content'

The ad watchdog said upheld a complaint on a number of grounds.

# upheld - Thursday 25 April, 2019

Complaint upheld after Aer Lingus advert about cost for pet travel 'likely to mislead'

The ASAI determined that the advertisement should not reappear in the current format.

# upheld - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Kia ordered to change ad which showed man jumping off cliff while screaming

The complainant said it could be construed the man was trying to take his own life.

# upheld - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

US Supreme Court upholds Trump's refugee restrictions in travel ban case

The order was not the court’s last word on the travel policy that President Donald Trump first rolled out in January.

# upheld - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Independent Newspapers appeal over Monica Leech €1.2 million award upheld by European court

The judgement was given by a chamber of seven judges.

# upheld - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Woman subjected to 'grossly offensive comments' on fatal foetal abnormality on 98FM show

A caller into the Dublin Talks show was also said to have “made allusions to her complicity in what he considered to be murder”.

# upheld - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

Argos was offering these six items at half price, although they weren't actually available

The Advertising Standards Association of Ireland (ASAI) upheld a complaint made about the issue.

# upheld - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

# upheld - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Radio station put underage caller on air, then used her voice as part of promotion

Dublin station 98FM was found to be in breach of two sections of the BAI’s Code of Programme Standards in its edition of Dublin Talks broadcast on 1 April.

# upheld - Friday 17 October, 2014

Press watchdog says Indo got it wrong on Gerry Adams letter

The Press Ombudsman says the article breached the Sinn Féin leader’s right to a good name.

# upheld - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Newbridge ad deemed too sexy (not the Ronan O'Gara one)

The advertisement was deemed ‘overtly sexual in nature’ and ‘provocative’ by the ASAI.

# upheld - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

From The42 Jared Payne handed two-week ban for 'reckless act' against Saracens Upheld

Jared Payne handed two-week ban for 'reckless act' against Saracens

The Kiwi is suspended until Ulster’s home clash with Leinster.

# upheld - Monday 16 December, 2013

Irish Prison Service to pay €85,000 to three employees over equality issues

The three cases were taken to the Equality Tribunal on gender discrimination grounds.

# upheld - Friday 18 October, 2013

'Racist and prejudicial' comments went unchallenged on 4FM show - BAI

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has upheld a complaint made against the The David Harvey Show on 4FM.

# upheld - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

# upheld - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Avonmore, Aer Lingus and Eircom breached advertising codes

The watchdog has found against a number of companies, according to its latest Complaints Bulletin.

# upheld - Thursday 29 November, 2012

From The42 Randolph ban upheld despite Motherwell appeal No Dice This post contains videos

Randolph ban upheld despite Motherwell appeal

The Ireland international has been charged with violent conduct following an incident in a game with Hearts.

# upheld - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

From The42 Case closed: FA uphold Kompany red card Banned This post contains videos

Case closed: FA uphold Kompany red card

Manchester City’s captain will begin his four-match ban with tomorrow’s Carling Cup semi-final first leg against Liverpool.