McFeely was later criticised for disparaging remarks made during his Spotlight interview about the late Fiachra Daly, who along with his family were forced to flee the building. McFeely also claimed the building should never have been closed as it was not a firetrap.
|March 1963: Building work Commences - President Devalera lays the foundation stone of the new Abbey Theatre, on the|
site of the old theatre which burned down. On the left is the architect Mr
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