Orla Twomey

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The ASAI complaints committee upheld the complaints over the Tampax Tampons Compak Pearl advert, and ruled it should not run again in the same format.

Complaints from members of the public that a factual television advertisement for tampon products was offensive have been upheld by the Advertising St(...)

ASAI chief executive Orla Twomey engagement and compliance showed advertisers were “completely on board” with its bid to ensure the highest standards.

Complaints to the Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland (ASAI) rose 10 per cent last year to 1,858, according to the industry’s self-regulation(...)

Toyota, Tesco, Lidl and Harvey Norman were among the high-profile companies to fall foul of the advertising watchdog in recent weeks. The Advertising(...)

Fibre-to-the-home products are only  available to less than 5 per cent of the State’s two million homes

Broadband companies will soon be restricted from advertising their services with headline speeds that only a few customers are actually getting. Curr(...)

Non-alcoholic drink intervention: Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland chief executive Orla Twomey

New rules for the marketing of non-alcoholic drinks will oblige advertisers to make clear that these “product variants” do not contain alcohol, while (...)

Lar Corbett’s Coppingers in Thurles was the subject of a complaint in two parts: promoting alcohol in a way that could be harmful; and an image offensive to the complainant as a Catholic.

A pub belonging to former Tipperary hurling star Lar Corbett has been rapped over the knuckles by the advertising watchdog for its use of an image of (...)

Kim Kardashian. A US non-profit organisation found that more than 200 Kardashian/Jenner social media posts “failed to clearly and conspicuously disclose material connections to brands or the fact that the posts were paid ads”. Photograph: Christopher Polk/Getty Images

The Kardashian/Jenner sisters are undisputed social media royalty. Between the five sisters they have a combined following of 470.3 million on Instagr(...)

A complaint about an ad by beauty blogger Rosie Connolly has become the first by such a social influencer to be upheld by the ASAI. Photograph: rosieconxxx/Instagram

Ireland’s advertising watchdog has found a blogger promoting Rimmel makeup products to be in breach of its code, a first finding against such a social(...)

Ireland’s advertising watchdog ruled two Eir adverts breached standards. Photograph: Maxwells

Ireland’s advertising watchdog has ruled an Eir advert offering a sports channel bundle for “only €1 a month” and another promoting its broadband spee(...)

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 (...)

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