This is so sad.
Sir Michael Gambon has passed away at the age of 82.
The actor, originally from Cabra, was well-known for playing Dumbledore in the majority of the Harry Potter films.
His family put out a statement saying, ‘We are devastated to announce the loss of Sir Michael Gambon.
‘Beloved husband and father, Michael died peacefully in hospital with his wife Anne and son Fergus at his bedside, following a bout of pneumonia. Michael was 82.
‘We ask that you respect our privacy at this painful time and thank you for your messages of support and love.’