An old friend of Father MacAnally's returns to Ballykissangel for a visit with news of a promotion to the Vatican. In the meantime, Emma and Danny get stranded together when the heavy rain sets in.




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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Hanly ...
Don Wycherley ...
Deirdre Donnelly ...
Gary Whelan ...
Aine Ni Mhuiri ...
Kathleen Hendley (as Áine Ní Mhuirí)
Birdy Sweeney ...
Frankie McCafferty ...
Joe Savino ...
Danny Byrne (as Col Farrell)
Kate McEnery ...
Emma Dillon


Father McAnally 's old friend and onetime curate, now a Bishop, comes for a visit but something is clearly bothering him. He's about to take up an appointment at the Vatican and isn't sure if it's the right thing to do. Danny and Emma spend an afternoon together but are far afield when a storm breaks and they find themselves having to spend the night in an abandoned cottage. A worried Sean searches for her and there's a spark when he and Niamh speak about it in the pub. Father Aidan O'Connell has organized a monster bingo but when his celebrity number caller drops out, he finds he has to take on the task himself. Orla comes to his rescue. Written by garykmcd

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15 November 1998 (UK)  »

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[first lines]
Fr. Aidan: I'm sorry I'm late, Father. Butch Considine's broken his leg.
Fr. MacAnally: Who?
Fr. Aidan: Our celebrity caller for the bingo tonight.
Fr. MacAnally: What?
Fr. Aidan: I don't think I'll be able to get anyone to replace him. I need some guidance; what am I going to do?
Fr. MacAnally: Not now, Father.
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