CRH PLC CRH Director/PDMR Shareholding

  CRH PLC (CRH) - Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 5959Q
CRH PLC
07 November 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.



1  Name of the Issuer   2  Name    of     person    discharging     managerial 
                           responsibilities
   
                           
   
                           Doug Black
   CRH plc
                           
   
3  State        whether 4  Indicate whether the notification is in respect  of 
   notification relates    a holding of the person referred to in 2 or 3 above
   to a person  closely    or in respect of a non-beneficial interest
   associated  with   a 
   person   discharging    
   managerial
   responsibilities        
   named   in   2   and 
   identify         the    
   connected person
                           Relative
   
                           
   Relative
5  Description       of 6  Name of registered shareholder(s) and, if more than
   shares            or    one, number  of  shares  or  derivatives  or  other 
   derivatives or other    financial instruments linked to them, held by  each 
   financial               shareholder
   instruments   linked 
   to them                 

                          DougBlack115,799

                          TheBankofNewYorkMellon(relative)677

                          

   Ordinary  Shares  of 
   €0.32 each (held  as 
   ADRs)
7  State the nature  of 8  Number of  shares, derivatives  or other  financial 
   the transaction         instruments linked to them acquired

                          

                          8

   Re-investment     of    
   dividend (ADRs)

   
9  Number of shares,    10 Price per share  or derivative  or other  financial 
   derivatives or         instrument linked to them or value of transaction
   other financial
   instruments linked      
   to them disposed of
                           
   
                           US$18.62
   Not applicable

   
11 Date and place of    12 Date issuer informed of transaction
   transaction
                           
   
                           7^th November 2012
   31^st October 2012;
   New York                

   
13 Any       additional 14 Name of contact and telephone number for queries
   information
                           
   
                           Neil Colgan
   Not applicable
                           +353 1 6344340
   
   

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

   

   Neil Colgan

   

   Date of notification 7^th November 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
   2)
                                        transaction being notified in
                                       accordance with the Market Abuse Rules
                                        and ISE LR 6.10
   
                                        
   Not Applicable (PDMR disclosure)
                                        Not Applicable (PDMR disclosure)
   
                                        
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)
   
                                        
   
                                        Not Applicable (PDMR disclosure)
   Not Applicable (PDMR disclosure)
                                        
   
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 (PDMR disclosure)     Not Applicable (PDMR disclosure)

                                       

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 (PDMR disclosure)
   Not Applicable (PDMR disclosure)
                                              
   
23 Total amount paid (if any) for grant of 24 Description of  shares  involved 
   the option                                 (class and number)

                                             

   Not Applicable (PDMR disclosure)           

                                             Not Applicable (PDMR disclosure)

                                              
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 (PDMR disclosure)           

                                             Not Applicable (PDMR disclosure)

                                              


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



Neil Colgan



Date of notification 7^th November 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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