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EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, TheJournal.ie brings you the five stories you need to know before you hit the road.

1. #U-TURN: Over 15,000 people will be given back their discretionary medical cards.

2. #CLONDALKIN: A 16-year-old is being treated in hospital after having three fingers cut off by a criminal gang.

3. #PENALTY POINTS: Sweeping reforms of the system were announced meaning local gardaí can no longer overturn penalty points.

4. #BANKING INQUIRY: Peter Mathews said we should hire the national basketball arena for it and it emerged Joe Higgins will replace Stephen Donnelly on it.

5. #RIP: Waterford character Tawdy was found dead in his hut by locals this morning and tributes to him have flooded in.

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