Reply To: Dublin’s Ugliest Building
The Rathfarnham Credit Union defies all belief. For such a prominent site, why it was built is a mystery perhaps only known to God. It has the same red brick template so beloved of the lazy minded but with a BLUE painted facade. When contrasted with Rathfarnham Castle, and situated at the brow of the hill rising from the Dodder it’s hideousness is breathtaking- Be careful not to crash the car.
The most appalling vista must be the loopline bridge downriver from O’Connell bridge. The advertisement hoarding spanning the bridge is an eyesore that belongs to another age. It takes advantage of the blocked view of the Custom House by justifying it’s existence as decoration. It’s overblown and unnecessary