Interim 31 October 2012

ABBEY PLC INTERIM STATEMENT FOR THE SIX MONTHS ENDED 31 OCTOBER 2012 The Board of Abbey plc reports a profit before taxation of €5.95m which compares with a profit of €3.35m for the corresponding period last year. Profits at the operating level were €4.14m as compared to €2.27m at the half way stage last year. … Continued

Result of AGM

AGM Result RNS Number : 0539O Abbey PLC 05 October 2012 Abbey Plc Result of AGM The board of Abbey plc (“Company”) is pleased to announce that all resolutions proposed to shareholders at the Company’s annual general meeting held in Dublin today were duly passed.

Current Trading Statement

Trading Statement 2012 CHAIRMAN’S REMARKS TO SHAREHOLDERS AT AGM ABBEY CURRENT TRADING Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to the 75th Annual General Meeting of Abbey plc. Before commencing the formalities this morning, I wish to make a brief statement about current trading. Trading in the early months of the year has been reasonable. Progress continues to … Continued

HOLDING IN COMPANY (GALLAGHER)

section 67 notice 01.10.2012 Mr. James Ferguson Via Email: announcements@ise.ie Operations Manager The Irish Stock Exchange 28 Anglesea Street Dublin 2 1 October, 2012 Dear Mr Ferguson We have received notification pursuant to section 67 of the Companies Act 1990 of the following interest in the issued share capital of Abbey plc.   Effective Date … Continued

Status following Completion of the Mandatory Offer

Announcement following completion of the Offer Abbey plc (“Abbey” or “the Company”) Status following Completion of the Mandatory Offer The Mandatory Offer made by Gallagher Holdings Limited (“Gallagher Holdings”) has now been completed and is closed for acceptances. As Gallagher Holdings announced earlier today, valid acceptances were received in respect of 2,302,435 Abbey Shares representing … Continued