Fionnuala O Connor: Republic has broken abortion taboo – the silence that chained so many

A mural in Dublin of Savita Halappanavar, who died after being denied an abortion, after voters in the Republic voted to repeal the eighth amendment of the Constitution Picture: Niall Carson/PA
YOUNG women in Dublin Castle yard chanted ‘Savita! Savita!’ and gave power salutes. Much older women held that heart-breaking photograph of a happy 31-year-old newcomer to Ireland effec[...]

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