Episode 9 A robbery at Chesney's shop reunites Remona with her estranged father, Barry. Episode 8 After walking out of her job at the nursery, Fiona confesses to Veronica that she is pregnant by Craig and hasn't told him. Ian drives a car back to the United Kingdom following his travels overseas unaware there is something hidden in it. Ian gets more than he bargained for when a new person enters his life. Marty and Mickey become flatmates, and both men reveal their secrets to each other. Episode 10 It's a big day for Mimi Maguire - it's her first wedding anniversary to Billy and they're going to renew their vows. Troubled and lonely without his sister and fed up with Libby's well-intentioned interference at home, Liam finds solace in his friendship with the old man.
When Chesney arrives home from hospital, he finds his cousin Toof waiting there for him. Meanwhile, Paddy sets out to catch the people who desecrated Fergal's grave and Mickey's love life hits a stumbling block. Holly looks like a Bratz doll come to life and only agrees to come to the party because she likes Lip. Meanwhile, Carl realises what he's lost by splitting up with Maxine so he is determined to win her back. We might need a few more full frontal scenes for that. So he sets out to prove them wrong and, with a little bit of help from Paddy, finds his real talent in the boxing ring.
Episode 4 When Carol discovers her best friend Lillian had an affair with her husband back in the seventies, she takes revenge by reporting her to the DSS for benefit fraud. Meanwhile Maggie realises that Frank isn't as interested in her as she hoped. Following his sexual encounter with Letitia's headmistress, Miss Heller, Frank has had his final chance with Libby, who seems taken with the mysterious Martin. Half of Frank's neighbours are evicted from their homes as part of Operation New Start, a multi-agency crackdown on the estate's benefits culture. Frank ends up being recruited along with Aidan and Ruby but things don't go to plan.
Karen uses some alternative parenting methods to deal with Connor's destructive hobby. Episode 1 It's Frank's 50th and Liam has the dubious honour of sharing the auspicious day with him on his 11th birthday. And although Mimi faces an uncertain prison sentence, her main concern is Patrick's past infidelity. Episode 12 When Stan gets caught in the crossfire between Yvonne and her kids, a full-blown row puts their relationship on the rocks. Ian is oblivious to the fact this secret has been discovered, as he changes out of his ill-fitting ROTC uniform. However, much to Frank's annoyance Norma, Monica's lesbian partner, gives Frank a good idea, to fake his own death!