Set in 1960`s Cork, nineteen-year-old well to do, Elizabeth, has a brief fling with a young actor and dancer and becomes pregnant. With no chance of finding the father,and trying to avoid entering the Magdalene Laundries she chooses to marry an older man who she first meets on her wedding day and moves to her new life in West Cork. The series follows Elizabeth through this marriage and her new life on a farm in West Cork. It is here Elizabeth has her baby but her choice of marriage has its darker side, resentment from her step children, moments of tragedy and a longing for young love and passion that she does not get from her husband, Neilie.
It was filmed in County Cork on the southwest coast of Ireland.