Abbey profits up, but Brexit clouds outlook

Irish prospects are brighter despite Brexit shadow

12th July, 2016
Abbey's Delgany development was launched in June

Dublin-listed housebuilder Abbey, which has operations in Britain, Ireland and the Czech Republic, has reported strong growth in annual profits, though it says the Brexit vote has now clouded the outlook.

The company said pre-tax profits for the year to the end of April were €61.5m, up from €49.1m a year earlier. Abbey's board is recommending a final dividend of eight cent per share.

Abbey said trading in the UK had been good...

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