RTE 1 The National Advertising Company has put up a billboard in Dublin which has an ad in it.
The advertisement for a business called ‘Aboriginal and Other People’ features a man who is said to be an Aboriginal man and a woman who are said to have had children with different Aboriginal people.
It says the advert has been abandoned because the billboard company has ‘not been able to find an Aboriginal woman to advertise with’.
It says they are still looking for a suitable person.
Another advertisement has a woman holding a baby.
The woman says that she is not Aboriginal, but that she has children with a white man.
A third advert features a young girl holding a newborn.
Another advert shows a man holding a bag of flowers.
A woman has a baby with a different Aboriginal person.
There is no mention of the advertisement being in the County Clare constituency.
The advert was put up by National Advertising.
The Advertising Standards Authority said it was not a breach of the rules.
However, the Advertising Standards Agency is aware that there is no written complaint from anyone against the ad.”