Cuireann Fionn, iascaire óg as iarthar na hÉireann, a shaol féin i mbaol chun cara a shábháil.

Fionn, a young fisherman from the West of Ireland risks his life to save a friend.

Asal is included in the Gearrscannáin Study Guide for Senior Cycle, compiled by the Irish Film Institute in conjunction with the Irish Film Board, which is available to download at