Irish Government Minister’s pledge to gays – but will people follow?

Even the most hardened cynic must have found his stomach turning as he listened to the Irish Foreign Minister proclaim his support for true love and marital commitment in Dublin yesterday. The Irish Labour Party’s leader, Eamon Gilmore proclaimed these sanctimonious words in what was probably the most tacky and tasteless and naked – almost literally – display of hedonism and sexual exhibitionism ever seen on the Irish capital’s streets.