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Thursday 13 October, 2005

eircom Group plc

Director/PDMR Shareholding

eircom Group plc
13 October 2005



NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS, PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL
RESPONSIBILITY OR CONNECTED PERSONS

This form is intended for use by an issuer to make a RIS notification required
by DR 3.1.4R(1).

     
(1)  An issuer making a notification in respect of a transaction relating to the 
     shares or debentures of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 16, 23 and 
     24.

(2)  An issuer making a notification in respect of a derivative relating to the 
     shares of the issuer should complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 13, 14, 16, 23 and 
     24.

(3)  An issuer making a notification in respect of options granted to a director
     /person discharging managerial responsibilities should complete boxes 1 to 
     3 and 17 to 24.

(4)  An issuer making a notification in respect of a financial instrument 
     relating to the shares of the issuer (other than a debenture) should 
     complete boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 23 and 24.



Please complete all relevant boxes in block capital letters.

1. Name of the issuer

EIRCOM GROUP PLC

2. State whether the notification relates to (i) a transaction notified in
accordance with DR 3.1.4R(1)(a); or

(ii) DR 3.1.4(R)(1)(b) a disclosure made in accordance with section 324 (as
extended by section 328) of the Companies Act 1985; or

(iii) both (i) and (ii)

SECTION 324

3. Name of person discharging managerial responsibilities/director

PAUL REID

4. State whether notification relates to a person connected with a person
discharging managerial responsibilities/director named in 3 and identify the
connected person

NO

5. Indicate whether the notification is in respect of a holding of the person
referred to in 3 or 4 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest

PAUL REID

6. Description of shares (including class), debentures or derivatives or
financial instruments relating to shares

ORDINARY SHARES

7. Name of registered shareholders(s) and, if more than one, the number of
shares held by each of them

NOT APPLICABLE-SHARE OPTIONS

....................................

8 State the nature of the transaction

ADJUSTMENT OF SHARE OPTIONS GRANTED IN 2004 UNDER EIRCOM GROUP EMPLOYEE SHARE
OPTION PLAN, TO TAKE ACCOUNT OF EFFECT OF RECENT EIRCOM GROUP PLC RIGHTS ISSUE

....................................

9. Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares
acquired

NOT APPLICABLE

10. Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury shares of that class should
not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

NOT APPLICABLE

11. Number of shares, debentures or financial instruments relating to shares
disposed

NIL

12. Percentage of issued class disposed (treasury shares of that class should
not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

NIL....................................

13. Price per share or value of transaction

NOT APPLICABLE

14. Date and place of transaction

07/10/2005 IN DUBLIN

15. Total holding following notification and total percentage holding following
notification (any treasury shares should not be taken into account when
calculating percentage)

NOT APPLICABLE, TRANSACTION RELATES TO GRANT OF SHARE OPTIONS ONLY

16. Date issuer informed of transaction

13/10/2005

If a person discharging managerial responsibilities has been granted options by
the issuer complete the following boxes

17 Date of grant

07/10/2005

18. Period during which or date on which it can be exercised



22 JUNE 2007



19. Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option

NOT APPLICABLE

20. Description of shares or debentures involved (class and number)

ORDINARY SHARES , ADJUSTMENT OF GRANT OF OPTIONS AS FOLLOWS:

EIRCOM GROUP EMPLOYEE SHARE OPTION PLAN 2004 GRANT--ADDITIONAL 5,854 SHARE
OPTIONS GRANTED

21. Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that price is to be
fixed at the time of exercise

EXERCISE PRICE IS 1.3575 EURO PER SHARE.

22. Total number of shares or debentures over which options held following
notification

61,606 OPTIONS........................

23. Any additional information

GRANTS RELATE TO ADJUSTMENT OF OPTIONS GRANTED IN JUNE 2004, TO TAKE ACCOUNT OF
EFFECTS UPON THOSE OPTIONS OF RECENT EIRCOM GROUP PLC RIGHTS ISSUE

24. Name of contact and telephone number for queries

JOHN MASON TEL: +353 1 7015631

....................................

Name and signature of duly authorised officer of issuer responsible for making
notification

JOHN MASON ....................................

Date of notification

13/10/2005

END


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