IRSH: Elan Corporation plc: Director/PDMR Shareholding

  IRSH: Elan Corporation plc: Director/PDMR Shareholding

UK Regulatory Announcement

DUBLIN

      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                      Name of person discharging
1                                     2   managerial responsibilities
     Elan Corporation, plc
                                             G. Kelly Martin
     State whether notification              Indicate whether the
     relates to a person closely             notification is in respect of a
     associated with a person                holding of the person referred
3    discharging managerial             4    to in 2 or 3 above or in respect
     responsibilities named in 2 and         of a non-beneficial interest
     identify the connected person
                                             As in 2 above
     N/A
     Description of shares or                Name of registered
     derivatives or other financial          shareholder(s) and, if more than
     instruments linked to them              one, number of shares or
5                                       6    derivatives or other financial
     Ordinary Shares of €0.05 each as        instruments linked to them, held
     represented by American                 by each shareholder
     Depository Shares
                                             As in 2 above
     State the nature of the                 Number of shares, derivatives or
     transaction                             other financial instruments
7                                       8    linked to them acquired
     Acquisition of shares on vesting
     of Restricted Stock Units and           46,813
     Sale of Shares
                                             Price per share or derivative or
                                             other financial instrument
                                             linked to them or value of
     Number of shares, derivatives or        transaction
     other financial instruments             1.          46,813 acquired at
9    linked to them disposed of         10                US$10.23 per share
                                                          8,441 disposed at
     40,986                                  2.           US$10.3108 per
                                                          share
                                                          32,545 disposed at
                                             3.           US$10.2955 per
                                                          share
     Date and place of transaction
                   Acquisition, 11
                   February 2013,
     1       
                   New York Stock
                   Exchange
                   Disposal, 12              Date issuer informed of
11                 February 2013,       12   transaction
     2
                   New York Stock            14 February 2013
                   Exchange
                   Disposal, 13
                   February 2013,
     3
                   New York Stock
                   Exchange
     Any additional information              Name of contact and telephone
13                                      14   number for queries
     N/A
                                             William F. Daniel: 01 709 4000
     Name and signature of duly designated officer of issuer responsible for
     making notification

     

     ________________________

     William F. Daniel

     EVP & Company Secretary

     

     Date of notification: 14 February 2013

               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.

                                           State whether the notification
     Name of director or secretary         relates to a single
     (if not required to be stated
15  in box 2)                       16  transaction being notified in
                                           accordance with the Market Abuse
     As in 2 above                         Rules and ISE LR 6.10

                                           Yes
                                           Percentage of issued class
     Description of class of share         acquired (treasury shares of that
                                           class should not be taken into
17   Ordinary Shares of €0.05 each    18   account when calculating
     as represented by American            percentage)
     Depository Shares
                                           0.008%
                                           Total holding following
                                           notification and total percentage
     Percentage of issued class            holding following notification
     disposed (treasury shares of          (any treasury shares should not be
     that class should not be taken        taken into account when
19   into account when calculating    20   calculating percentage)
     percentage)
                                           361,004 Shares (0.06%) and
     0.007%
                                           281,426 Unvested Restricted Stock
                                           Units

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
21                                       22  on which it can be exercised
     N/A
                                                N/A
     Total amount paid (if any) for             Description of shares
23   grant of the option                   24   involved (class and number)

     N/A                                        N/A
     Exercise price (if fixed at time of        Total number of shares over
     grant) or indication that the price        which options are held
25   is to be fixed at the time of         26   following notification
     exercise
                                                N/A
     N/A
Name and signature of duly designated officer of issuer responsible for
making notification





________________________

William F. Daniel

EVP & Company Secretary



Date of notification: 14 February 2013

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.

      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                         Name of person discharging
1                                       2    managerial responsibilities
     Elan Corporation, plc
                                                Nigel Clerkin
     State whether notification                 Indicate whether the
     relates to a person closely                notification is in respect of
     associated with a person                   a holding of the person
3    discharging managerial               4     referred to in 2 or 3 above
     responsibilities named in 2 and            or in respect of a
     identify the connected person              non-beneficial interest

     N/A                                        As in 2 above
                                                Name of registered
     Description of shares or                   shareholder(s) and, if more
     derivatives or other financial             than one, number of shares or
     instruments linked to them                 derivatives or other
5                                         6     financial instruments linked
     Ordinary Shares of €0.05 each as           to them, held by each
     represented by American                    shareholder
     Depository Shares
                                                As in 2 above
     State the nature of the                    Number of shares, derivatives
     transaction                                or other financial
7                                         8     instruments linked to them
     Acquisition of shares on vesting           acquired
     of Restricted Stock Units and
     Sale of Shares                             33,749
                                                Price per share or derivative
                                                or other financial instrument
     Number of shares, derivatives or           linked to them or value of
     other financial instruments                transaction
9    linked to them disposed of           10
                                                33,749 acquired at US$10.2300
     16,998                                     per share

                                                16,998 disposed at US$ 9.9859
                                                per share
     Date and place of transaction              Date issuer informed of
                                                transaction
11   11 February 2013                     12
                                                14 February 2013
     New York Stock Exchange
                                                Name of contact and telephone
     Any additional information                 number for queries
13                                        14
     N/A                                        William F. Daniel: 01 709
                                                4000
     Person authorised on behalf of the issuer responsible for making the
     notification

     

    ______________________________________________

     William F. Daniel - Company Secretary

     

     Date of notification 14 February 2013

               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         State whether the notification
     (if not required to be stated         relates to a single
     in box 2)
15                                  16  transaction being notified in
                                          accordance with the Market Abuse
                                           Rules and ISE LR 6.10
     N/A
                                           N/A
     Description of class of share         Percentage of issued class
                                           acquired (treasury shares of that
                                          class should not be taken into
17                                    18   account when calculating
                                          percentage)

     N/A                                   N/A
     Percentage of issued class            Total holding following
     disposed (treasury shares of          notification and total percentage
     that class should not be taken        holding following notification
19   into account when calculating    20   (any treasury shares should not be
     percentage)                           taken into account when
                                           calculating percentage)
     N/A
                                           N/A

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
21                                      22 
                                                N/A
     N/A
                                                Description of shares
     Total amount paid (if any) for             involved (class and number)
23   grant of the option                   24
                                                
     N/A
                                                N/A
     Exercise price (if fixed at time of        Total number of shares over
     grant) or indication that the price        which options are held
     is to be fixed at the time of              following notification
25   exercise                              26
                                                
     N/A
                                                N/A
Name and signature of duly designated officer of issuer responsible for
making notification





________________________

William F. Daniel

EVP & Company Secretary



Date of notification: 14 February 2013

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.

      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                         Name of person discharging
1                                       2    managerial responsibilities
     Elan Corporation, plc
                                                William F. Daniel
     State whether notification                 Indicate whether the
     relates to a person closely                notification is in respect of
     associated with a person                   a holding of the person
3    discharging managerial               4     referred to in 2 or 3 above
     responsibilities named in 2 and            or in respect of a
     identify the connected person              non-beneficial interest

     N/A                                        As in 2 above
                                                Name of registered
     Description of shares or                   shareholder(s) and, if more
     derivatives or other financial             than one, number of shares or
     instruments linked to them                 derivatives or other
5                                         6     financial instruments linked
     Ordinary Shares of €0.05 each as           to them, held by each
     represented by American                    shareholder
     Depository Shares
                                                As in 2 above
     State the nature of the                    Number of shares, derivatives
     transaction                                or other financial
7                                         8     instruments linked to them
     Acquisition of shares on vesting           acquired
     of Restricted Stock Units and
     Sale of Shares                             38,416
                                                Price per share or derivative
                                                or other financial instrument
     Number of shares, derivatives or           linked to them or value of
     other financial instruments                transaction
9    linked to them disposed of           10
                                                38,416 acquired at US$10.23
     29,479                                     per share

                                                29,479 disposed at US$10.2991
                                                per share
     Date and place of transaction

     Acquisition, 11 February 2013,             Date issuer informed of
                                                transaction
11   New York Stock Exchange              12
                                                14 February 2013
     Disposal, 13 February 2013,

     New York Stock Exchange
                                                Name of contact and telephone
     Any additional information                 number for queries
13                                        14
     N/A                                        William F. Daniel: 01 709
                                                4000
     Person authorised on behalf of the issuer responsible for making the
     notification

     

    ______________________________________________

     William F. Daniel - Company Secretary

     

     Date of notification 14 February 2013

               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         State whether the notification
     (if not required to be stated         relates to a single
     in box 2)
15                                  16  transaction being notified in
                                          accordance with the Market Abuse
                                           Rules and ISE LR 6.10
     As in 2 above
                                           Yes
                                           Percentage of issued class
     Description of class of share         acquired (treasury shares of that
                                           class should not be taken into
17   Ordinary Shares of €0.05 each    18   account when calculating
     as represented by American            percentage)
     Depository Shares
                                           0.006%
                                           Total holding following
                                           notification and total percentage
     Percentage of issued class            holding following notification
     disposed (treasury shares of          (any treasury shares should not be
     that class should not be taken        taken into account when
19   into account when calculating    20   calculating percentage)
     percentage)
                                           61,974 Shares (0.01%) and
     0.005%
                                           87,374 Unvested Restricted Stock
                                           Units

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
21                                       22  on which it can be exercised
      N/A
                                                N/A
      Total amount paid (if any) for            Description of shares
23    grant of the option                  24   involved (class and number)

      N/A                                       N/A
      Exercise price (if fixed at time          Total number of shares over
      of grant) or indication that the          which options are held
25    price is to be fixed at the time     26   following notification
      of exercise
                                                N/A
      N/A
Name and signature of duly designated officer of issuer responsible for
making notification



____________________________________

William F. Daniel - Company Secretary

Date of notification 14 February 2013

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.

Contact:

Elan Corporation plc