Niamh and her sister are still angry over the recent happenings at the court case. The two have some harsh words for Ray over the fact that he has forgiven Barry and over this memorial he has organised. As he plants a tree at the church, Niamh seems to have a change of heart and is moved when she hears Ray speech. However, her calm is soon disturbed when she spots Annette and Bill. Barry offers to buy the paper from McAleer ,after hearing Louie's plans to sack Sarah and Duncan, even though he can't afford it. Much to his joy, McAleer accepts his offer.