Inspired by a true story and set in the lush, green fields of County Meath. In 1980s, the Myers family endures harsh times, but their faith sees them through. Daughter Anne, attends Trinity College Dublin and embarks on a thrilling adventure beyond her wildest dreams, from the romantic lights of Paris to the brilliant beaches of Brittany. In grey, urban Dublin, the Murray household, daughter Karen endeavours to become independent and causes immense conflict. A tri-coloured English Shepherd delves into the lives of both families as they struggle to overcome their internal and external conflicts, experiencing the joys and sorrows of a lifetime. He wrestles with his own demons: kindness turns to cruelty, trust to abandonment. Work is scarce, luxuries don't exist and the courage to change life's circumstances is paramount. Birth, death and everything in between are fragile cycles in time as told in Circles in the Sand.