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  CRH PLC (CRH) - Holding(s) in Company

RNS Number : 1170S
CRH PLC
27 November 2012






Standard Form TR-1: Notifications of Major Interests in Shares



1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to
which voting rights are attached:

CRH plc



2. Reason for the notification (please place an X inside the appropriate
bracket/s):



[ X ] An acquisition or disposal of voting rights



[ ] An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result
in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are
attached



[ ] An event changing the breakdown of voting rights



[ ] Other (please specify)



3. Full name of person(s) subject to notification obligation:

The Capital Group Companies, Inc.



4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3):

 See Schedule A



5. Date of transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or
reached):

22^nd November 2012



6. Date on which issuer notified:

27^th November 2012



7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:

Below 5%



8. Notified Details:



A: Voting rights attached to shares



Class/type of shares (if possible      Situation previous to the triggering
use ISIN CODE)                                      transaction
                                     Number of shares  Number of voting rights
Ordinary Shares                             36,288,152              36,288,152

(IE0001827041)
ADR's                                        1,089,059               1,089,059

(US12626K2033)
SUBTOTAL A                                  37,377,211              37,377,211

(based on aggregate voting rights)









                          Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Class/type of shares (if  Number of Number of voting rights % of voting rights
possible use ISIN CODE)   shares
                                    Direct     Indirect     Direct   Indirect
Ordinary Shares                                  34,674,522             4.776%

(IE0001827041)
ADR's                                             1,089,059             0.150%

(US12626K2033)
SUBTOTAL A                                       35,763,581             4.926%

(based on aggregate
voting rights)







B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction



Type of     Expiration Exercise/conversion Number of voting rights     % of
financial   date       period/date         that may be acquired (if    voting
instrument                                 the instrument exercised/   rights
                                           converted)
N/A



Total (A+B) (where applicable in           Number of voting rights % of voting
accordance with national law)                                      rights
35,763,581                                 35,763,581              4.926%



9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or
the financial instruments are 

 effectively held, if applicable:

See Schedule A



10. In case of proxy voting: [name of the proxy holder] will cease to hold
[number] voting rights as of [date]:

N/A



11. Additional information:

 Due to a company reorganisation, Capital Research and Management Company
("CRMC") and Capital Group International, Inc. ("CGII") will no longer report
relevant holdings under management.  With effect from 1 September 2012,
the holdings under management of CRMC and CGII are being  reported
in aggregate by The Capital Group Companies, Inc.



 Done at Los Angeles, California on 23^rd November 2012



12. Contact name:

Neil Colgan

Company Secretary



13. Contact telephone number:

+353 1 634 4340











Schedule A



As of 22^nd November 2012



CRH plc



                                       Number of Shares Percent of Outstanding
The Capital Group Companies, Inc.            35,763,581                 4.926%
("CG") holdings
Holdings by CG Management Companies
and Funds:
· Capital Guardian Trust Company           411,908                 0.057%
· Capital Research and Management       35,351,673                 4.869%
Company





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