Romeo Ryan is in the midst of a downward spiral. He is a teenager trapped in the body of a thirty-five-year-old man. He finds it impossible to move his life forward due to a combination of drink, poverty and self-loathing. When given an opportunity to crawl out of the gutter his life has become, he grabs it with both hands. However, his past life continuously comes back to haunt him and threatens to drag him back into the darkness. It’s as if the narrow back streets that make up the underbelly of Wexford Town are determined to keep him trapped in a life of utter hopelessness.