When dysfunctional adult Al Clancy mistakenly agrees to mind his smart-ass 10-year-old nephew Karl for a week, his job and home are placed in jeopardy. In a bold bid to save Al’s job, they steal his mam’s camper van, become best friends, and embark on a criss cross adventure, putting up posters all over Ireland. When things go wrong and the lads get cranky, one of them realises that the other one needs to grow up.
“Mad” Mary McArdle returns to Drogheda after a short spell in prison for something she’d rather forget. Back home, everything and everyone has changed. Her best friend, Charlene, is about to get married and Mary is maid of honor. When Charlene refuses Mary a ‘plus one’ on the grounds that she probably couldn’t find a date, Mary becomes determined to prove her wrong.
As a kid, Darcy (Thompson) had no control over her family’s holidays and thus, has grown up to be a Christmas control freak — so much so that she loses sight of what the holidays actually mean. Suddenly, she finds herself magically transported into her idea of the perfect Christmas Village and learns that ‘perfection’ isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.