As time passes, the O'Neils continue to move further and further away from their history. Granpa thinks they have amnesia and only remember a version of history that affirms their present. When they hear that from Granpa, they just hear the babble of a man who is moving into senility.
Though their ancestors emigrated from Ireland to New York in the late 19th century only to endure incredible amounts of suffering based upon racism and discrimination, the O'Neils' present success overshadows that past and only an unwritten future of great possibilities remains as their concern.
Though Cassidy was recently divorced, her brothers James and Sean are finding incredible success with Sean's recent business venture looking to go multi-national, and James getting ready to open a replica of their great grandfather's pub in New York.