Four-time All-Ireland SFC winner Anton O'Toole has died, aged 68.
O'Toole, who made his senior debut for the Dubs in 1972 passed away after battling an illness.
He won All-Ireland titles in 1974, '76, ''77 and '83.
Tributes have been pouring in for O'Toole with many paying tribute to the Dublin legend.
It is with sadness this morning that we report the passing of the great Anton O’Toole . Our condolences to his family and all his many friends from all of us at TSS. More to follow ... pic.twitter.com/R7wHXeJ5sP— Templeogue Synge St (@Tempsyngest) May 17, 2019
A father of the city, Anton O'Toole, passed away.
A hero who became a fast friend, a wise and kind big brother.
That apple-cheeked smile, like his deeds, will live forever.
The Blue Panther, he was Dublin in the rare oul' times.May 17, 2019
Am so sorry to hear of the death of Anton O'Toole. A GAA legend and one of the best and kindest people I have ever met. Sincere sympathies to all his family and many friends.
RIP Anton.— Mary Carolan (@MaryCarolanIT) May 17, 2019
All-Ireland winner Eamon Fennell also paid tribute to the 'Blue Panther' saying: "I was very fortunate to have met Anton O'Toole lots of times over the last few years. Like the rest of the lads from the 70's, he was a gentleman.
"They helped shape the culture of today's [Dublin] team and Anton was a huge part of helping shape that
I was very fortunate to have met Anton O'Toole lots of times over the last few years. Like the rest of the lads from the 70's, he was a gentleman. They helped shape the culture of today's @DubGAAOfficial team and Anton was a huge part of helping shape that #RIPTheBluePanther 💙— EamonFennell (@EamonFennell) May 17, 2019
Minister for Sport Shane Ross added his condolences: “It is with great sadness that I learned this morning of the passing of Anton O’Toole," he said.
"He was an extremely popular player who went on to give back to his club off the field. My thoughts are with his family and close friends at this sad time.”