CRH PLC CRH Director/PDMR Shareholding

  CRH PLC (CRH) - Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 9428O
17 October 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

       All relevant boxes should be completed in block capital letters.

1  Name of the Issuer        2  Name   of   person   discharging    managerial 
                                Myles Lee
   CRH plc

3  State             whether 4  Indicate  whether  the   notification  is   in 
   notification relates to a    respect of a holding of the person referred to
   person closely associated    in  2  or   3  above  or   in  respect  of   a 
   with a person discharging    non-beneficial interest
   responsibilities named in    
   2   and   identify    the 
   connected person             


   No                           Myles Lee
5  Description of shares  or 6  Name of registered shareholder(s) and, if more
   derivatives   or    other    than one, number of  shares or derivatives  or 
   financial     instruments    other financial  instruments linked  to  them, 
   linked to them               held by each shareholder


                               Myles              Lee               
                                Louise                                     Lee 
   Ordinary Shares of  €0.32     8,596
                                AC Employee Benefit

                                Trustees Limited Acct CRG 2,363


7  State the  nature of  the 8  Number  of   shares,  derivatives   or   other 
   transaction                  financial instruments linked to them acquired



   Exercise of share option     


9  Number of shares,         10 Price  per  share   or  derivative  or   other 
   derivatives or other        financial instrument linked  to them or  value 
   financial instruments        of transaction
   linked to them disposed


   Not Applicable               
11 Date and place of         12 Date issuer informed of transaction
                                17^th October 2012
   17^th October 2012,
13 Any            additional 14 Name  of  contact  and  telephone  number  for 
   information                  queries


   Not Applicable               Neil Colgan

                                +353 1 6344340

   Person authorised  on  behalf of  the  issuer responsible  for  making  the 


   Neil Colgan


   Date of notification 17^th October 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.

15 Name of director or secretary (if 16 State whether the notification relates
   not required to be stated in  box    to a single
                                        transaction being notified in
                                       accordance with the Market Abuse Rules
                                        and ISE LR 6.10
   Not Applicable
17 Description of class of share     18 Percentage of  issued  class  acquired 
                                        (treasury shares of that class  should 
                                       not  be   taken  into   account   when 
                                        calculating percentage)
   Ordinary shares of €0.32 each
19 Percentage of issued class        20 Total holding  following  notification 
   disposed (treasury shares of that    and total percentage holding following
   class should not be taken into       notification  (any   treasury   shares 
   account when calculating            should not be taken into account  when 
   percentage)                          calculating percentage)


   Not Applicable                       399,828, 0.055327%


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:

21 Date of Grant                           22 Period during which or date on
                                              which it can be exercised
                                              Not Applicable
   Not Applicable
23 Total amount paid (if any) for grant of 24 Description of  shares  involved 
   the option                                 (class and number)


   Not Applicable                             

                                              Not Applicable
25 Exercise price  (if  fixed at  time  of 26 Total  number  of  shares   over 
   grant) or indication that the price  is    which options are held following
   to be fixed at the time of exercise        notification


   Not Applicable                             

                                              Not Applicable

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


Neil Colgan

Date of notification 17^th October 2012

The duly  designated  officer  of  the  issuer  responsible  for  making  this 
notification  acknowledges  and  confirms  that  he/she  is  aware  that   the 
information as has been provided in response  to the questions 15 to 26  above 
is not information which has been required  by or which has been requested  by 
the Central Bank, and is information which  is required to be provided to  the 
Irish Stock Exchange only.

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