Friday 28 October 2016

Pub comes under fire for 'super sexist' Euro 2016 promotion

Catherine Devine

Published 10/06/2016 | 13:37

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A Dublin pub has come under fire for a special Euros 2016 promotion that offers a free gin and tonic to any girl who can explain the offside rule to their staff.

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The pub shared the promotion on social media with #notsexist - which didn’t stop the online backlash.

They’ve also been criticised for having special food and drink deals for both sexes.

Men were offered pitchers of Heineken, while the women’s deal offered gin and tonics.

The pub was credited for its smart ploy for ptrump tapoublicity, but others were annoyed at the 'sexist' promotion.

Una Morris tweeted: “So the males are 'men' who drink beer, and the females are 'girls' who drink G&Ts #notsexist at all.”

A user called Bee tweeted: “It's ok to be super sexist as long as you make sure the hashtag clears up everything.”

Greg Hughes said: “If you have to say something isn't sexist/racist/homophobic it invariably is. Some of our top sports ppl are women [sic].”

Throughout the country pubs are gearing up for the Euros matches offering special promotions to get people into their pubs with many offering free pints every time Ireland scores.

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