- Abbey said trading in recent months has been satisfactory.

In Southern England business continues to be supported by the UK Governments 'Help to Buy' programme and in Ireland its sales in Cornelscourt and Ratoath have gone well.

The Company added that its project in Dunshaughlin is now under construction and its new project in Navan will shortly commence.

Overall, Abbey said the group remains on course.

At 2:20pm: [LON:ABBY] Abbey PLC share price was 0p at 1305p

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