Organisation: Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Fri, 27 Mar, 2020
Car manufacturer Suzuki, fake tan company Cocoa Brown, and laser eye clinic Optilase have all been rapped by the advertising watchdog for breaching advertising standards.
Thu, 27 Feb, 2020
The ad ran ahead of Ireland's Six Nations with England in February and referenced the British occupation of Ireland.
Tue, 26 Nov, 2019
Bloggers and social media influences like Ellie Kelly, Katie Moran and Gary Pineda have all been rapped by the advertising watchdog for failing to indicate that their posts contained sponsored content or part of a brand ambassadorship.
Thu, 05 Sep, 2019
A series of new rules from the advertising watchdog will clamp down on exaggerated claims of speed and coverage by broadband and mobile providers.
Tue, 20 Aug, 2019
The Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland (ASAI) has received 20 complaints in 18 months from the public relating to phone and broadband providers advertising products as "unlimited" when they actually included caps.
Sun, 11 Aug, 2019
The Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland (ASAI) upholds standards of advertising through the Code of Standards for Advertising and Marketing Communications
Wed, 26 Jun, 2019
The Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland has appointed Ann Marie Lenihan and Clare Mulcahy to its board.
Wed, 19 Jun, 2019
Drinks companies will not be allowed to advertise non-alcoholic beers close to schools as of today.
Fri, 07 Jun, 2019
“Cruelty-free” mink fur eyelashes and breast massage as a means of reducing cancer risk were among the more outlandish advertising claims that fuelled complaints to the advertising watchdog.
Tue, 30 Oct, 2018
A complaint against Boots and blogger Gracy Mongey, who runs 'Faces By Grace' has been upheld by the Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland (ASAI).
Thu, 30 Aug, 2018
It was claimed that Rosie Connolly's face had been filtered and photoshopped to promote a Rimmel Foundation.
Tue, 26 Jun, 2018
The Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland’s (ASAI) has found that 17 advertisements breached their code on the grounds of Misleading Advertising, Principles, Taste and Decency, Safety and Promotions.
Thu, 21 Sep, 2017
A homeopath has been told by the Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland (ASAI) not to run a Facebook advert in its current form again as it gave the impression she could treat the symptoms of autism.
Fri, 23 Jun, 2017
Eleven out of 13 advertisements recently investigated by the Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland’s (ASAI) were found to have been in breach of its code.
Thu, 04 May, 2017
Adverts for telecommunications companies attracted the most complaints by the public in 2016 — as the total number of complaints rose by 8%.
Thu, 27 Apr, 2017
Thu, 22 Dec, 2016
Tue, 20 Dec, 2016
New guidelines have been issued to food producers to ensure consumers are not misled by labels like ‘artisan’, ‘farmhouse’, ‘traditional’ and ‘natural’.
Thu, 01 Dec, 2016
A Fathers4Justice campaign calling for the recognition and protection of the rights of the father in relation to the unborn child is now likely to go ahead in Cork, it emerged tonight.
Mon, 21 Nov, 2016
A company ran a competition asking people to come up with “far-fetched” ideas for prizes they would like to win — but was then found to have breached advertising codes after it failed to deliver one winner with his Doctor Who-style Tardis.
Wed, 20 Jul, 2016
A total of 72 of more than 900 adverts which the public complained about last year were found to be in breach of the advertising code
Thu, 28 Apr, 2016
Digital media gave rise to the largest block of complaints to the Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland (ASAI) last year, it has been revealed.
Wed, 27 Apr, 2016
Toyota has been told it must scrap the company’s “best built cars in the world” slogan after the advertising watchdog called it misleading.
Thu, 21 Apr, 2016
Tue, 01 Mar, 2016
Thu, 19 Nov, 2015
Complaints against a “vulgar” poster campaign by Newstalk has been upheld by the advertising standards watchdog.
Wed, 23 Sep, 2015
New rules for e-cigarette advertising have been welcomed by Vape Business Ireland, a newly formed business alliance committed to an open debate about vaping products in Ireland.
Fri, 18 Sep, 2015
A radio advertisement where a woman asked if a dog training academy could help her husband to behave better, and a hypnotherapy slimming clinic promoting the talents of “international star hypnotist Justin Dreamz”, feature among a number of complaints upheld by the advertising watchdog.
Wed, 29 Apr, 2015
Don’t listen to supermodel Claudia Schiffer in the advert on the television — Opel Astras do break down.
Tue, 03 Mar, 2015
A radio conversation in which a woman is called “a dog”, and a television spot for slimming pills are among the ads to run foul of the Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland (ASAI).
Fri, 19 Dec, 2014
A radio advertisement featuring a woman crying after she returned a new Toyota Auris in favour of her old Volkswagen Golf has earned the German car maker a rap on the knuckles from the advertising standards watchdog.
Wed, 29 Oct, 2014
Complaints against two adverts which sexualised women have been upheld by the advertising watchdog.
Wed, 24 Sep, 2014
Cork radio station 96FM is going all out on its provocative “Why play with the knob?” campaign — insisting that it’s not a thinly veiled personal swipe at its former star who starts work with its main rival next week.
Wed, 26 Mar, 2014
The gloves are always off when it comes to the battle for the skies, but the latest round goes to Ryanair for having its main rival taken to task for misleading advertising.
Tue, 25 Mar, 2014
Just in case you thought that the Nanny State had gone away, think again.
Wed, 07 Nov, 2012
The makers of a TV advertisement in which a woman purportedly puts her husband up for sale on a classified ads website have been warned to heed complaints made about it by the public that it trivialised slavery, even though it was not found to have breached advertising regulations.
Tue, 11 Sep, 2012
Ryanair has been rapped on the knuckles over an advertisement depicting a cabin crew member in lingerie.
Tue, 06 Mar, 2012
The company putting the world’s most expensive gold coin on display has been rapped by advertising watchdogs.
Mon, 05 Mar, 2012
THE Hunky Dory girls have been given the red card after advertising chiefs ordered the controversial ads not be re-run.
Wed, 23 Nov, 2011
MORE than a decade after the final episode of Father Ted, it seems the terms “feck”, “drink” and “girls” are still grabbing the attention of TV viewers.
Wed, 29 Jun, 2011
HEALTH insurers, weight loss advisers and phone firms have been heavily criticised over their failure to ensure adverts for their products contain full and accurate information.
Wed, 29 Jun, 2011
RYANAIR is one of a number of companies found to have been in breach of the national advertising code, according to the latest bulletin of the Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland.
Wed, 12 Jan, 2011