Evening top 5: At least 34 dead after car bombing in Turkey; tributes paid to musician Conor Walsh

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Dozens of families in west Dublin concerned for future of their homes

The Sunday Business Post reports 60 families in the Cruise Park area of Tyrrelstown have already received notices to quit their rented homes.

Property firm Twinlife issued the notices after a Goldman Sachs vulture fund bought an €89m loan from Ulster Bank on the Cruise Park development granted to the owners of Twinlife.

At least 34 dead after car bombing in Turkish capital Ankara

Emergency services work at the explosion site in the busy center of Turkish capital, Ankara. Image: AP/Press Association Images


At least 34 people have been killed and 125 wounded - 19 seriously - in a car bombing in Turkey's capital, the country's security officials have said.

The explosion happened in the centre of Ankara around 6.45pm local time, authorities say.

David Drumm expected to arrive in Ireland tomorrow to face charges

Former Chief Executive of Anglo Irish Bank David Drumm is expected back in Ireland tomorrow to face 33 criminal charges.

Last month, he agreed to his extradition from the US to face the charges relating to his time as head of the bank.

Tributes paid to musician Conor Walsh after sudden death

(Conor Walsh/Facebook)

Tributes have been paid from fans and admirers for Mayo musician Conor Walsh, who died suddenly on Friday night.

The minimalist piano and electronic composer released his debut EP 'The Front' in 2015, and has performed at festivals including Electric Picnic, Other Voices and Body & Soul.

Damien Duff tells Off The Ball who his favourite pundit is and why rugby didn't work out for him

After a career spanning some two decades, Damien Duff announced his retirement from soccer at the end of 2015.

And now that he has consigned himself to retirement, the Ballyboden man has any number of projects he can get involved in. One activity he has sampled so far is punditry, and speaking to Ger Gilroy and Nathan Murphy on Off The Ball, Duff spoke about how it went for him.