RTÉ made a last minute decision to skip the semi-final.
Westmeath's dancing priest says he's sorry Dancing with the Stars had to come to such an abrupt end.
Broadcaster Lottie Ryan was crowned the winner of the competition last night, in a dramatic end to the show.
RTÉ made a last minute decision to skip the semi-final, bringing the decider forward by a week, due to coronavirus concerns.
The decision was made just a few hours before the programme went to air without a studio audience.
Father Ray Kelly, who was eliminated from the show last week, was disappointed he couldn't be there for the finale: