K... to clarify, I think there is a perception that the Irish public don't necessarily favour gay marriage.<quoted text>
That's what I said.
What you said is that the majority in Ireland don't favor marriage equality. And you were wildly wrong.
So the simple point you still are missing is that the corporate policies lag behind the public sentiment...often, in many different contexts.
Fine, so they do, great, but doesn't mean they want to see it portrayed on TV. Like I said, there's a difference to being in favour and to being accepting and tolerant enough to want to watch it in an ad. Just my opinion, not from polls but from the straight people I know.
I got it... policies are lagging behind.
Think they should have kept the marriage scene in, what would it be, seconds, not enough to really offend, and it could mean people become more accustomed