The only existing statutory rules on the marketing of high fat, salt and sugar foods to children are set by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland and apply only to broadcast media. Photograph: iStock.

The Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland (ASAI) will this month incorporate rules for the marketing of high fat, salt and sugar (HFSS) foods i(...)

Health and beauty packaging before the branding and claims about product efficacy are added. Photograph: iStock.

Health and beauty attracted more complaints to the Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland (ASAI) than any other sector last year, generating 308 (...)

A screengrab from the Tampax ad that was banned by the ASAI.

The Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland (ASAI) has signalled that it could review its controversial decision to uphold complaints from members(...)

Mobile network service GoMo is being investigated by the ASAI. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

The Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland (ASAI) has confirmed it is investigating mobile network service GoMo over its promise to provide early(...)

In response to the complaints the Institute of Education on Dublin’s Leeson Street  told the advertising standards body the  slogan was “intended to be regarded as an example of puffery rather than as a statement of fact”. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Complaints over an advertisement from the Institute of Education claiming to provider “better teachers” and “better results” have been upheld by the A(...)

Core chief digital officer Aisling Blake: “Influencer marketing hasn’t quite been a free-for-all, but it hasn’t been regulated the way that other messaging has been regulated.”

Online influencers will be subject to “full background checks” under a new policy introduced by advertising group Core. Core, which is Ireland’s lar(...)

Elle Darby reacts to being called out by the White Moose Café.

Almost three weeks into 2018, and we hadn’t yet had a controversy featuring the White Moose Café and its pugilistic publicity-hound of an owner, Paul (...)

ASAI chief executive Orla Twomey: “Primary responsibility” for disclosure of paid marketing rests with the brand.

The Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland (ASAI) has reminded advertisers that the onus is on them to ensure that the “influencers” they pay to (...)

Budweiser’s use of UFC fighter Conor McGregor in its “Dream Big” competition was one of the ads to receive a ‘cease running’ instruction from the ASAI in 2016.

Ireland’s advertising watchdog received 1,329 complaints in relation to 1,011 advertisements in 2016, a rise of 8 per cent on the year before, it said(...)

Orla Twomey, chief executive of the Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland: “We’re not here to resolve spats between companies.”

She is used to dealing with complaints, but the next mission for Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland (ASAI) chief executive Orla Twomey is to (...)

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