HC's wife has left him. He's distraught, mid-forties, and has been left with nothing - apart from a little extra weight and his two boyhood friends Wolfgang and Nic. Wolfgang, sensitive psychologist that he is, has a solution: HC has got to stand up for himself. He's got to learn to say no. He's got to. - come on a minibreak to Ireland. In Wolfgang's cottage - complete with house rules and green-energy-generator. For in Ireland, life is still raw and free: cows, Guinness, rain, whiskey, girls and yet more Guinness. It's a place to go fishing, get drunk, and chop wood naked. A place to relive the glories of a shared youth. A place where a man, at last, can be the man he was always meant to be. But the façade is crumbling. And behind it lies the question: Friendship? What's that?