Jo and Tommy travel down to the ploughing championships but he warns her that they will have to behave themselves in public - as opposed to going at it on the mechanical bull. However, an encounter with one of Tommy's old flames causes an argument between the two secret lovers. Meanwhile, abandoned at home, Judith tries to cover her doubts about Tommy in front of Niamh. Decco continues to blackmail Dermot, who then takes advice from Paul on how to end the situation. Paul suggests coming clean to the Belfast company. Dermot does this and is promptly fired.