Company name CRH PLC
Headline Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 5245F
15 June 2012

Notification of Transactions of (1) Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility and (2) Persons closely associated with Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility

 This form is intended for use by an issuer making a notification required by Rules 7.2 and 7.3 of the Central Bank of Ireland's Market Abuse Rules in relation to a person falling within either of the above categories of individual. These categories are defined in Regulation 12 (8) of the Market Abuse (Directive 2003/6/EC) Regulations 2005 and are detailed as part of this form.

All relevant boxes should be completed in block capital letters.



Name of the Issuer



CRH plc



Name of person discharging managerial responsibilities


Maeve Carton


State whether notification relates to a person closely associated with a person discharging managerial responsibilities named in 2 and identify the connected person




Indicate whether the notification is in respect of a holding of the person referred to in 2 or 3 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest



Maeve Carton


Description of shares or derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them




Ordinary Shares of €0.32 each


Name of registered shareholder(s) and, if more than one, number of shares or derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them, held by each shareholder


Maeve Carton                                   43,903

Margaret Anne Carton (Deceased)                129                                    

AC Employee Benefit Trustees

Limited ACCT CRG                          1,605



State the nature of the transaction



Appointment as Joint Executor under a will following a grant of probate



Number of shares, derivatives or other financial instruments linked to them acquired





Number of shares, derivatives  or other financial instruments linked to them  disposed of


Not Applicable


Price per share or derivative or other financial instrument linked to them or value of transaction


Not Applicable


Date and place of transaction


13th June 2012; Dublin


Date issuer informed of transaction


15th June 2012


Any additional information


Not Applicable


Name of contact and telephone number for queries


Neil Colgan

+353 1 6344340


Person authorised on behalf of the issuer responsible for making the notification


Neil Colgan


Date of notification 15th June 2012


Information required under Irish Stock Exchange Listing Rule 6.10

The following additional information is required to be disclosed under ISE Listing Rule 6.10 in respect of interests in securities of a director or secretary or their connected persons.  An issuer is not being required to submit the information below to the Central Bank in respect of any PDMR who is also a director/secretary/connected persons.


Name of director or secretary (if not required to be stated in box 2)




State whether the notification relates to a single

transaction being notified in accordance with the Market Abuse Rules and ISE LR 6.10






Description of class of share




Ordinary Shares of €0.32 each


Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating  percentage)





Percentage of issued class disposed (treasury shares of that class should not be taken into account when calculating  percentage)


Not Applicable



Total holding following notification and total percentage holding following notification (any treasury shares should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)


45,637; 0.006320 %


If a person whose interests are required to be disclosed under ISE Listing Rule 6.10 has been granted options by the issuer, please complete the following boxes:


Date of grant


Period during which or date on which it can be exercised


Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option


Description of shares involved (class and number)


Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that the price is to be fixed at the time of exercise


Total number of shares over which options are held following notification


Name and signature of duly designated officer of issuer responsible for making notification