New gambling adverts receive numerous complaints

Communications director with the diocese says a new advertising campaign by Paddy Power which depicts Christ and the Apostles gambling at the last supper is completely inappropriate. The advert which bears the caption “There is a place for fun and Games” has already received 15 written complaints and a number of phone calls, according to the Chief Executive of the ASAI Frank Goodman. The advertising campaign began this week is due to run for the next fortnight. Fr Rurai O Sullivan says if people are offended by it they should complain: