Tuesday 24 October 2017

Lament for Pillar

l For true Dubliners, 2016 will mark the 50th anniversary of the wanton destruction of Dublin's beloved Pillar.

The aesthetically bland spike, which now stands in its place has all the allure of a discarded hypodermic needle, and we're stuck with it (no pun intended).

Dubliners saw the Pillar for what it was, a beautiful granite edifice at the heart of the once magnetic main street of the capital.

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