The story of the hardened Irish farmer "Bull" McCabe and his love for the land he rents.
Widow Maggie Butler decides to sell The Field that her neighbour, Bull McCabe has been renting. Bull is none too pleased when he hears the news.
He considers The Field his and has no intention of paying the value of the property. Then, William Dee, an outsider, turns up and appears willing to offer a higher price, with tragic repercussions.