REPORT OF THE BOARD OF THE IRISH
Irish Stock Exchange
28 Anglesea Street
12th July 2012
In compliance with a Direction from the Central Bank of Ireland (the "Central Bank") issued pursuant to Regulations 40(5)(a) and 56(2)(a) of the Transparency (Directive 2004/109/EC) Regulations 2007 ("the Regulations"), trading of the under-mentioned issuers' securities has been suspended for a period of 10 days from 7am on 12th July 2012 pending publication of the relevant financial information as required by Regulation 4(2) of the Regulations.
The Direction was issued by the Central Bank in the exercise of its power under Regulation 40(5)(a) of the Regulations to request the Irish Stock Exchange, as the relevant regulated market, to suspend the securities from trading, on the basis that the Central Bank has reasonable grounds for suspecting, that the issuers have infringed the provisions of Regulation 4(2) of the Regulations.
The securities to which this Direction applies are as follows