Sean has been through a lot lately...
Orla Kirwan has been in Carrigstown for over ten years and has been through all sorts. Originally a PR girl who had a taste for the finer things, Orla has suffered recently as the Celtic Tiger has bitten back.
Pete is a kind man with a good heart and likes to be part of the community. He's has had a turbulent time with his own family, with his wife having left him to look after their two young sons.
Jo is an honest and caring woman whose focus is on family and the community. She is a loving mother to Ben, provides a foster home to children in difficulty and she also volunteers in the Helping Hand. However like anything in Carrigstown, all is not exactly as it seems.
Tommy, the affable family man, who is at his happiest either spending time with his loving wife and family, or getting his hands dirty working off the land. Though all is not what it seems, cheating on Judith with Jo doesn't seem be causing any moral dilemmas for Tommy. Could it be that this is not his first time to stray?
Barry has had more knocks than Mike Tyson, but he has always been able to recover. Since his best friend mistakenly accused him of inappropriate behaviour with a minor, and the gossip mill has gone into over-drive, Barry's life has spiralled out of control. Can Barry ever recover from taking Sarah's life?
Cass is an irrepressible old rogue, with a severe case of itchy feet. Adept at avoiding regular work, but he always has his eye open for an opportunity for a quick buck. Cass has questionable morals, but his affection for his grandchildren is without question. The eternal traveller he is never short of a story.
Christy has been unlucky in love in the past when his wife Renee left him for Bob Charles. He briefly thought his luck had changed but he now finds himself with another love cheat! In the words of Cheryl Tweedy, should he fight for this love?
A year and a half ago, Una left her fiancé Keith and uprooted her life in Dublin to work as a charity administrator in Sierra Leone. When she came back for Christmas, life in Carrigstown had changed, but will Keith always have a place in his heart for Una?
Bela Doyle, former ladies man, always a charmer. In later times a devoted father, and husband, Bela has tried to make amends for his philandering days in the past. But can he go on taking the blame for his daughters' bad behaviour?
Doug may not be the brightest spark, but he is fiercely loyal to his father, Pete, and surprisingly driven. Even though he has the best of intentions, he can't help getting into trouble.
Neasa has been in Carrigstown barely a wet weekend, and she's already made an indelible impression. Seduced a married man; and falsely accused 'down on his luck' Bob of assault, what will be Neasa's next move?
Lady's man, chancer, mummy's boy, Wayne Molloy is all this and more. Though his scruples may be askew, there is no denying he misses his sisters, and still craves a sense of approval from his deceased dad.
Zumo Bishop: local thug; gang leader; devoted grandson; loving brother. The residents of Carrigstown know Zumo to be a hooligan who is not afraid to dabble in stolen property, on to intimidate an OAP; but as far as his little sister is concerned he is her hero.
After a troubled childhood, Cleo has found stability and love in the home of Dolores Molloy. Now a respected chef, and in a committed relationship, Cleo is proud of what she has achieved; as well as very protective of it. Between Jenny Kavanagh's busy Fair City schedule, and training for an Everest climb, we posed your questions to her.
Suzanne is a highly independent, loyal woman, who is a constant support to her family and friends. But the pressure of being the good daughter is starting to get to her; between running Vinos and maintaining the fees for Rita's care, Suzanne is exhausted. And her marriage to Damien is starting to suffer under the strain. We put some of your questions to Sarah Flood, to try to find out what makes Suzanne tick.