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Boxed into a corner Nidge contemplates a new life in Spain but realises it's only a matter of time before Dano catches up with him. Nidge decides to return to his house to collect money, passports, etc. While there he meets Darren and gives him some of the money he owes him to help finance his move to London. As he leaves, Nidges car is ambushed by Dano and his accomplices and Nidge is loaded into the boot of Dano's car. Darren comes to the rescue and rescues Nidge. Nidge decides he will have to confront the situation,and goes to Dundalk to meet with Tony and arrange a deal, which involves betraying one of his own. In the closing moments, Darren is shot and killed by Lizzie, whose brother he killed whilst saving Nidge.moreless
Donna is convinced by a friend to rat to the guards about the rape of Siobhan again completely defying Siobhanns wish to keep it secret and the guards eventually connect the dots and arrest and imprison all people in the gang (including Siobhan) except Darren and Fran for questioning but they all refuse to talk. Meanwhile Dano is told info about this and pieces it together realising that Nidge and the lads were responsible for Git's death and plots to have him clipped against the wishes of the inquisiter.moreless
After successfully removing John Boy, Nidge is determined not to make the same mistakes as his predecessor, but is blinded to the cracks appearing in his gang. When one of his gang is mistakenly shot by a rival organisation, Nidge plays the diplomat... but a mad drunken Paddy's night slides out of control towards disaster.moreless
Nidge swiftly fills the power vacuum and gets the gang back to business as usual. Rosie has realised what her lover has become, and Darren is devastated when she breaks up with him. Meanwhile Mary finally realises the extent of Luke's psychosis as she finds him lurking in her bedroom at night.moreless
As tensions come to a head the gang threatens to implode: Luke's obsession with Mary is becoming more dangerous, while Siobhan's panic attack at the airport could get Tommy killed. Paranoid John Boy finally tips over the edge of sanity when he finds Debbie taking heroin.moreless
The crew are in festive spirits as Trish has the baby on Christmas Day, while Rosie has come back to Dublin and Darren falls in love with her all over again. However the gang war is still raging, and John Boy orders Tommy - already caught between his friendship with Debbie and his worries about Siobhan's money runs - to kill Fran. The hit goes wrong, and someone else becomes fatally caught up in the aftermath.moreless
When a container of drugs is busted at the docks, John Boy decides to double cross Fran on their deal. Fran retaliates against John Boy is furious and orders Nidge to pipe bomb Fran's house leaving Fran determined that the escalating gang war will not end until he has revenge.moreless
Disaster strikes the gang as a drug mixing factory is busted by the gardai. John Boy blames Stumpy who he believes sold them out. Darren, desperate to get out of the game, robs an ATM and makes a down payment to John Boy against the debt he owes. John Boy, however, wants Stumpy taken care of and he wants Darren to be the one to deal with it.moreless
A year has passed since Darren's quest for his brother ended in him being shot by Stumpy as he tried to walk away from John Boy Power's toxic gangland world. Now, almost fully recovered but tortured by PTSD, he is working as a gofer for newcomer on the scene Fran, a mid-level cannabis and hooky cigarettes smuggler and loan shark.
Meanwhile John Boy himself is spiralling. He's literally haunted by the death of his brother in the form of a mysterious ghostly figure he keeps seeing on the security CCTV system at his apartment stronghold. Profits are down in the ailing Irish economy and the police are closing in, the forensic accountants of C.A.B. seizing assets and generally making business impossible. John Boy plans to get his money out of the country and to retire to Spain, but his increasing cocaine use is making him more and more unpredictable and paranoid. All is not happy families with Nidge and his pregnant wife and he starts to make overtures towards Fran's wife, Lindamoreless
Rosie loses her baby and explains her pain to Darren. She doesn't want Darren to kill Stumpy but she wants him to feel pain. As Stumpy leaves his house Darren attacks him. Nidge goes to tell John Boy that he can go to the wedding but then John Boy backs out since Mary is Trish's Bridesmaid. Hughie and Elmo attack Tommy and Darren. Elmo is shot during the shoot out. Hughie returns to John Boy and suggests revenge at the wedding. John Boy on the other hand decides to go to the wedding. Hughie makes a scene at the wedding as they leave showing up Nigde's and Tommy's indiscretions in front of Trish and Mary. John Boy wants to leave the country with Hughie until everything has died down. Hughie decides to hunt down Tommy, with Elmo and his cousin Patsy. They stop off and Hughie as showing off his gun to Patsy, he takes the magazine out of the gun but forgets that there is a bullet still in the chamber, he points the gun to his head and fires. As he lies dying Elmo decides to leave him dying rather than calling the Emergency services.
Darren leaves to join Rosie in London. Nigde and Tommy carry Hughie's coffin with John Boy. Darren meets with John Boy to shake hands and to put and end to the problems. After leaving with John Boy, Darren is fired upon by Stumpy in a drive by shooting, he is left for dead and the end credits start rollingmoreless
Nidge and the lads return from Nidge's stag weekend in Prague, Jimmy Byrne has returned from London. Nidge, Darren and Tommy attack Jimmy Byrne on his way home from the pub and drag him into the back of a Van to interrogate him about the murder of Darren's Brother. Jimmy insists he did not not kill Robbie, Darren believes him and lets him go, both Nidge and Tommy are not happy. John Boy orders Hughie to kill Jimmy. Hughie gets a favour returned by Martin to help him with the murder. Hughie and Martin kill Jimmy in front of his wife and child. After a heavy night of drugs Hughie discovers that Eric, Nidge, Tommy and Darren have been taken in for questioning, while John Boy is arrested on his return from Amsterdam. Hughie begins to get paranoid as the newspaper suggest that he is a loose canon and someone who John Boy will want dead. Hughie returns to Martin's caravan and kills him in a frenzied attack in which he thinks Martin talked to somebody. Hughie admits to John Boy - who is his half brother - that he killed Robbie over €300 he was owed. Stumpy's jealousy of Darren and Rosie reaches boiling point when he beats her and puts her in hospital. The Gardaí go to arrest Stumpy only to find he has left Rosie on her own. Stumpy asks John Boy for help, John Boy gives him a place to hide out.Clear divides have been made with John Boy, Hughie and Stumpy on one side and Darren, Nidge, Tommy and Eric on the other.moreless
Darren Treacy returns to Dublin from Spain, spending time there while trying to avoid the Gardai in Ireland for gun possession. Darren's brother Robbie is released from Cloverhill prison. While waiting to be collected by Tommy, Robbie is shot outside a newsagents in a drive by shooting. Darren rings Tommy to see what his delay is, which he covers up since he is sleeping with Darren and Robbie's sister Mary at the time. He is too late to meet with Robbie and on his arrival Robbie is dead. Nidge is Robbie's closest friend who has just purchased a gun and is currently learning how to use the weapon via a "YouTube" video. Darren is soon re-arrested but gang boss John Boy Power pays for a solicitor to bail Darren out of his gun charges, which are thrown out of court on a technicality. Darren's ex-girlfriend, Rosie, is now pregnant with Stumpy's baby. Boo.moreless