5 Year Performance (Unaudited figures)

           
2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
  €’000 €’000 €’000 €’000 €’000
Profit and loss account          
Turnover 250,399 206,865 249,475 318,128 213,789
Operating profit before exceptional items 46,065 817 20,543 64,198 32,275
Exceptional items (1,392) 18,529 549 (10,272) -
Operating Profit 44,673 19,346 21,092 53,926 32,275
Share of losses of joint ventures/associates (50) (50) (50) (38) (4)
Finance charge (11,168) (11,780) (9,437) (7,481) (5,014)
Profit before taxation 33,455 7,516 11,605 46,407 27,257
Taxation (1,307) (3,273) (2,399) (6,279) (4,793)
Profit after taxation 32,148 4,243 9,206 40,128 22,464
Dividend paid - - (2,600) - -
Retained earnings 32,148 4,243 6,606 40,128 22,464
           
Balance sheet          
Fixed assets 1,446,339 1,423,767 1,414,763 1,396,214 1,363,490
Current assets 80,523 87,175 87,302 102,423 106,329
Creditors: amounts falling due within one year (46,433) (67,245) (93,669) (65,190) (65,234)
Net current assets/(liabilities) 34,090 19,930 (6,367) 37,233 41,095
1,480,429 1,443,697 1,408,396 1,433,447 1,404,585
 
Creditors: amounts falling due after one year (162,012) (160,059) (120,858) (157,409) (175,338)
Pension fund liability (86,382) (70,192) (82,614) (66,346) (71,092)
Provisions for liabilities and charges (7,485) (5,962) (4,111) (5,812) (5,469)
1,224,550 1,207,484 1,200,813 1,203,880 1,152,686
Financed by:
Capital and reserves
         
Called up share capital 795,060 795,060 795,060 795,060 795,060
Capital conversion reserve fund 6,145 6,145 6,145 6,145 6,145
Profit and loss account 272,072 256,669 250,774 257,090 210,913
Grant reserve 151,273 149,610 148,834 145,585 140,568
Shareholders’ funds
1,224,550 1,207,484 1,200,813 1,203,880 1,152,686