Posts Tagged ‘Leprechaun’

Consumers Get Their
Irish Up Over 7Up Ads

Dr Pepper/Seven Up Inc. recently re-edited its U.S. television commercial when scores of irate Irish-Americans phoned in complaining of what sounded like a leprechaun shouting an ethnic slur. In the commercial, a foul-tempered leprechaun is pulling a wagon through the streets of New York City hawking dnL, Dr Pepper/Seven Up’s new caffeinated, carbonated fruit-flavored sodaRead more..

A Little Bit of
Ireland in the U.S.

Williamsburg: The challenge for Busch Gardens in adding an Ireland theme to its park at this colonial oasis was to steer clear of shamrockery, yet still create a family environment that was fun and vibrant. “Ireland” was opened to the public May 18 and in the opinion of Sean Counihan, mayor of Killarney, steered thatRead more..