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5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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

1. #STOPPED: The review of medical cards is to stop with immediate affect. Medical need will now be pertinent when issuing medical cards.

2. #JOB LOSSES: As 200 jobs are cut at Bausch and Lomb in Waterford, the Government has been forced to deny that the news was held until after the elections.

3. #SEX ASSAULT: Judgement has been reserved in the appeal into the six-month jail sentence given to a man convicted of sexual assault.

4. #BAD BANK: NAMA has revealed that it pays 134 developers a total of €11 million every year in wages.

5. #CHASE: An investigation has been launched after 43-year-old Sinéad Maguire died in a car crash following a pursuit by gardaí in Fairview in Dublin.

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