EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, TheJournal.ie brings you the five stories you need to know before you head out the door.
1. #BANKERS: Three former top bank officials – John Bowe, former head of treasury at Anglo Irish Bank, Peter Fitzpatrick former finance director at Irish Life and Permanent (ILP) and Denis Casey, former chief executive of ILP - have been charged with conspiracy to defraud €7.2 billion.
2. #COLLAPSE: A roof covering in Kent Railway Station in Cork has collapsed resulting in at least one person being injured.
3. #HSE: The 2014 national service plan for the HSE was published today announcing €619 million in cuts, with the medical card probity figure dropping to €23 million.
4. #STORM: Met Eireann have issued a “status red” warning as parts of the country are being hit by severe winds and stormy weather today.
5.#SEX ABUSE: Ian Watkins, the former lead singer of Welsh rock band Lostprophets, has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for a string of child sexual offences including the attempted rape of a baby.