A Chronicle of growing up in Derry, from childhood through adolescence, to adulthood and one of the most remembered days in the history of Ireland, January 30, 1972 - Sunday, Bloody Sunday.
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It is the 1960's in Derry, Northern Ireland.
Eddie and his friends are enrolled in Catholic School, under the merciless care of Brother Mac. Inside the school the rules are strict, and outside the school there are rules as well.
Different rules, scrappy, and managed by the boys themselves.
Poverty and restlessness surrounds them all, and the governments that rule over them are brawling just as much as the boys.
The reality of living in the Bogside as young Irish adults continues, with the unremitting tendrils of competing ideologies creeping into the corners of their lives. Street barricades continue to arise, and stones continue to pelt the authorities, amid a growing faction of men who believe bullets and bombs are the needed push back against the weaponry of the police and soldiers.
The governments are ineffectual, and escalating conflicts between competing beliefs continue to affect everyone in the Bogside. Between the various factions of ideology and their Irish historical past, there is a day that is coming to meet them in their late adolescence, which will usher in their adulthood with a shocking finality.