The Lord Mayor of Dublin, Paul McAuliffe will open a book of condolence for the people of Dublin to pay their respects to the much loved Dublin comedian Brendan Grace.

He passed away early this morning at age 68, a representative for the actor and comedian confirmed.

His business manager of almost 30 years, Tom Kelly, said: “Brendan Grace passed away peacefully early this morning at surrounded by his loving family. Aged 68 he will be fondly remembered by his legion of fans at home and abroad.” 

The Mansion House will be open to the public to sign the Book of Condolences as follows;

  • Thursday, 11 July: 12pm to 5pm
  • Friday, 12 July: 10am to 5pm

Lord Mayor Paul McAuliffe said: “Brendan Grace (RIP) was a true Dubliner who captured the unique Dublin sense of humour and brought it to audiences at home and across the world.

“I am opening this Book of Condolences to allow the people of Dublin an opportunity to express their own feelings for the loss of Brendan Grace, a true comic genius.” 

Brendan is survived by his wife Eileen, children and grandchildren.