Donny lives with his mother in a small border town in present-day Northern Ireland. Their routine lives are shattered one day when he is unwittingly caught up in a web of political intrigue. The gripping drama which ensues is both an allegory of Ireland, and an exciting black comedy of extraordinary power and pathos.

No cliché is left un-subverted in this satirical reflection on the way in which patriotism and mythology often become intertwined.