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W.H. Ireland Group (WHI)

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Thursday 01 November, 2007

W.H. Ireland Group

Issue of Equity

W.H. Ireland Group PLC
01 November 2007

                              WH Ireland Group plc

                        ('WH Ireland' or the 'Company')

                  Admission of Shares and Total Voting Rights

Application has today been made for 138,889 new ordinary shares of 5p each in
the Company ('Ordinary Shares') to be admitted to trading on the London Stock
Exchange's AIM market for listed securities ('Admission').  Admission is
expected to become effective on 7 November 2007.

The new Ordinary Shares were issued as part of the consideration for the
acquisition, by WH Ireland (Financial Services) Limited, of A.R.E. Business and
Professional Limited, S.R.S. Business and Professional Limited, and an
unincorporated entity A.R.E. Business & Professional.  The new Ordinary Shares
will rank pari passu in all respects with the Company's existing Ordinary

Following the issue of the new Ordinary Shares, the total issued share capital
of the Company is 17,190,922 Ordinary Shares, of which 211,822 are held in
treasury.  The total number of voting rights in the Company is therefore

The above figure (16,979,100) may be used by shareholders of the Company as the
denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are
required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the
share capital of the Company under the Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

For further information contact:

Michael Frame
Company Secretary
0161 832 2174

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