'Irish history is moving rapidly': backlash to abortion law fails to emerge
Besides a fleeting protest in Galway, abortion has become available in 22 of Ireland’s 26 counties with barely a fuss
Rory Carroll, Ireland correspondent
Fri 11 Jan 2019
Ireland voted by a landslide to legalise abortion – but turning that social revolution into medical reality has fallen largely on the shoulders of just 200 GPs.
That is the approximate number, representing 5% of all general practitioners, that have signed up to perform the service which started rolling out on 1 January.