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Thursday 08 November, 2007

Kingspan Group PLC

Director/PDMR Shareholding

Kingspan Group PLC
08 November 2007

8 November 2007

                               KINGSPAN GROUP PLC

                             Director Shareholding



The Company would like to announce that its CEO, Mr. Gene Murtagh, has today
acquired 139,500 shares in the Company following the exercise of options.   As a
result, Mr. Murtagh's shareholding in the Company has increased to 370,164
(0.0217%).



For further information please contact:

Lorcan Dowd
Company Secretary
+ 353 42 9698000



                                  SCHEDULE 11



               Notification of Transactions of Directors/Persons Discharging
                Managerial Responsibility and Connected Persons



This form is intended for use by an issuer to male a RIS notification required
by the Market Abuse Rules and section 53 (as extended by section 64 of the
Companies Act 1990) or entered into the issuer's register in accordance with
section 59 of the Companies Act 1990.

(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 an issuer (other than a debenture) should complete the
boxes 1 to 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 23 and 24.



All relevant boxes should be completed in block capital letters


1.        Name of the Issuer:                       2     State whether the notification relates to:

                                                          (i)                   a transaction notified in
                                                          accordance with Market Abuse Rules; or
     Kingspan Group plc


                                                          (ii)                 a disclosure made in
                                                          accordance with section 53 (as extended by
                                                          section 64 of the Companies Act 1990) or
                                                          entered into the issuer's register in
                                                          accordance with section 59 of the Companies Act
                                                          1990  and pursuant to Disclosure Rule 3.1.4R(1)
                                                          (a); or



                                                          (iii)                both (i) and (ii)



                                                          Notification relates to (iii)


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

      Gene Murtagh

                                                          Notification relates to director named in 3


5.   Indicate whether the notification is in        6.    Description of shares (including class)
     respect of a holding of the person referred to       debentures or derivatives or financial
     in 3 or 4 above or in respect of a non-              instruments relating to shares
     beneficial interest


                                                          Ordinary Shares of €0.13 each
     Notification is in respect of holding of
     persons referred to in 3


7.   Name of registered shareholder(s) and, if more 8.    State the nature of the transaction
     than one, number of shares held by each of
     them



     Gene Murtagh

                                                              Exercise of Options






9.    Number of shares, debentures or               10.   Percentage of issued class acquired (treasury
                                                          shares of that class should not be taken into
      financial in instruments relating                   account when calculating percentage)

      to  shares acquired

                                                           0.081%

      139,500






11.  Number of shares, debentures or                12.   Percentage of issued class disposed (treasury
                                                          shares of that class should not be taken into
     financial instruments relating                       account when calculating percentage)

     to shares disposed

                                                                 n/a

       n/a




13.  Price per share or value of transaction        14.   Date and place of transaction



     62,500 @ €2.67                                            8th November 2007,  Dublin

     40,000 @ €2.35

     37,000 @ €0.13




15.  Total holding following notification and total 16    Date issuer informed of transaction
     percentage holding following notification (any
     treasury shares should not be taken into
     account when calculating percentage)
                                                               8th November, 2007


      370,164 (0.217%)





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


17.        Date of Grant                            18    Period during which or date on which it can be
                                                          exercised

                                                          n/a
        n/a


19   Total amount paid (if any) for the grant of    20    Description of shares or debentures involved
     the option                                           (class and number)



     n/a                                                    n/a


21   Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or  22    Total number of shares or debentures over which
     indication that the price is to be fixed at          options are held following notification
     the time of exercise


                                                            n/a
        n/a





23   Any additional information                     24    Name of Contact and telephone number for
                                                          queries


     None
                                                          Lorcan Dowd

                                                          Phone: +353 42 9698000





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



Lorcan Dowd

8th November 2007






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