Dolores is still refusing to give Lara a chance and, it's Cleo who tries talking sense to her by pointing out that she is actually failing as a foster parent by not helping Lara. Paul tells Niamh about his idea for adopting Yvonne's baby and the expecting mother also thinks it's a good idea. However, she finds is hard to broach the subject with Connie, knowing that she would make a great mother. Colm asks Ali and Lorcan to spend Christmas with him. Finally this evening Wayne Molloy is back on town.