|Dancing at Lughnasa: A young boy tells the story of growing up in a fatherless home with his unmarried mother and four spinster aunts in nineteen thirty Ireland. Each of the
five women, different from the other in temperament and capability, is the emotional support system, although at times reluctantly, for each other, with the eldest assuming the
role of a 'somewhat meddling' overseer. But then into this comes an elderly brother, a priest too senile to perform his clerical functions, who has "come home to die"...