EVERY WEEKDAY EVENING, TheJournal.ie brings you the five stories you need to know before you hit the road.1. #SEAN FITZ The State will not have to pay Seán Fitzpatrick’s legal costs despite his acquittal, according to RTÉ News.2. #ABUSE The national broadcaster also reports on the sentencing of a 47-year-old mother for 14 years for the long-term sexual abuse of her young daughter.3. #DRINKING Last year, Ireland spent €50 million a week on alcohol. But about one in five people didn’t drink at all in 2013.4. #CONVICTED Eight people, including a teenager, have been found guilty of an arson attack that killed the wife and three children of a Dublin-based neurosurgeon in the UK.5. #FEROCIOUS ATTACK Egypt has been strongly criticised today for jailing three Al Jazeera journalists, with many calling it an attack on press freedom.