Through famine, hope and survival, Sean and Annie take their one opportunity to escape the potato famine and plague in Ireland. They survive a shipwreck and land safely in America searching for their father.
But this new land is one of hardship where they live in poverty on the streets of Boston. However, their adventure is just beginning as they live on a steamboat and join pioneers travelling across the prairies. Their music and dancing bring joy to all they meet, but their family torc brings both blessings and curse, thieves prowl to get hold of it. Annie and Sean must hang on to their torc – their family’s survival depends on it.