A new alliance has formed in Carrigstown between Niamh and Dermot, as both are now determined to screw Paul over for all he's worth. However, Niamh finds it difficult to completely trust Dermot, until he reveals his secret that he has only months to live. Ah here, he won't really die, right?? Elsewhere, with his sentencing looming, a stressed Eoghan begins to suspect Debbie is seeing someone. Took him long enough.