Irene comes to Glenbogle to be Head Chef, and she soon has admirers in ghillie Golly Mackenzie and Head Ranger Duncan McKay. Golly tries to impress Irene by buying a car, motorbike, cool clothes, going to barn dances, etc., making Duncan feel rejected. However Duncan accidentally goes on a date with Irene, and she takes a shine to him. She reveals her love for him, and vice-versa. Golly unhappily discovers them kissing on a hill. Irene becomes pregnant with her ex-boyfriend's child, and leaves Glenbogle and a heartbroken Duncan.