Kingspan insulates itself with move to green and clean energy use

Building materials group revenues expected to top €3 billion after 'heady' growth

Father and son: Eugene and Gene Murtagh

Kingspan's earnings are expected to top €3 billion in this morning's full year results - a 30 per cent surge in profits.

International exposure accounts for the dominant share of the Cavan-based building materials giant's earnings and is one of the reasons why the company is rarely adversely affected by domestic turmoil. In fact, the group has continued to grow through the domestic recession and construction crash, albeit at a slower rate.

However, a ...