Peter and Leanne run into old friend Ciaran (Boyzone's Keeeeet Duffy reprising the role), who might be able to solve their problem with the new bar, but their difficulties over Simon's schooling continue to drive a wedge between them and Ken. That's the least of their worries, however, as Ciaran's return reawakens Peter's yearning for alcohol. Us Irish have that ability. Becky confides in Claire about her pregnancy, while Betty is interviewed by the Gazette after being named as the oldest barmaid in the north-west, Kevin and Molly have a blowout, and Janice is thrilled by who responds to her 'lodger' ad.