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Wednesday 27 May, 2009

UTV Media PLC

Holding(s) in Company


                              Standard Form TR-1                               
   Voting rights attached to shares- Article 12(1) of directive 2004/109/EC    
 Financial instruments - Article 11(3) of the Commission Directive 2007/14/EC  

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which
voting rights are attached : UTV Media plc

2. Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):

[ x ] an acquisition or disposal of voting rights

[ ] an acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the
acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached

[ ] an event changing the breakdown of voting rights

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:

Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. and its subsidiaries

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.):

5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold is crossed or
reached:

22 May 2009

6. Date on which issuer notified; 26 May 2009

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: 3%

8. Notified details:

A) Voting rights attached to shares                                             
                                                                                
Class/type of  Situation previous  Resulting situation after the triggering     
shares (if     to the Triggering   transaction                                  
possible using transaction                                                      
the ISIN CODE)                                                                  
               Number of Number of Number of Number of voting   % of voting     
               Shares    Voting    shares    rights             rights          
                         rights                                                 
                                   Direct    Direct    Indirect Direct  Indirect
                                                                                
Ordinary       2,887,295 2,887,295 2,875,722 2,875,722          3.00%           
shares of GBP                                                                   
5p each                                                                         
                                                                                
Sedols:                                                                         
                                                                                
B244WQ1                                                                         
                                                                                
B28LTZ6                                                                         
                                                                                
B2RKHC7                                                                         
                                                                                
Ordinary                                                                        
shares of EUR                                                                   
3.39c each                                                                      
                                                                                
Sedol: B28J563                                                                  
                                                                                
Ordinary                                                                        
shares of GBP                                                                   
0.05 (Nil PD)                                                                   
                                                                                
B2RKH50                                                                         
                                                                                
B39V1F6                                                                         
                                                                                
SUBTOTAL A                                                                      
(based on                                                                       
aggregate                                                                       
voting rights)                                                                  

B) Financial Instruments                                                       
                                                                               
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction                           
                                                                               
Type of         Expiration     Exercise/        Number of voting % of voting   
financial       Date           Conversion       rights that may  rights        
instrument                     Period/ Date     be acquired if                 
                                                the instrument                 
                                                is exercised/                  
                                                converted                      
                                                                               
                               SUBTOTAL B (in                                  
                               relation to all                                 
                               expiration                                      
                               dates)                                          

Total (A+B)                          number of voting    % of voting rights 
                                     rights                                 
                                                                            
                                               2,875,722 3.00%              

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:

                             SEE ATTACHED SCHEDULE                             

10. In case of proxy voting: [name of the proxy holder] will cease to hold
[number] voting rights as of [date].

11. Additional information:

Done at Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c., Bankcentre, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 on 26 May
2009

Annex to the standard form TR-1

a) Identity of the person or legal entity subject to the notification
obligation:

Full name (including legal form  Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c and its subsidiaries                               
for legal entities)                                                                                           
                                 ...................................................................          
                                                                                                              
Contact address (registered      Bankcentre, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4,                                           
office for legal entities)       Ireland......................................................................
                                                                                                              
                                 .....................................................................        
                                                                                                              
Phone number                     01 - 6600311                                                                 
                                                                                                              
Other useful information (at     …………………………………………….                                                           
least legal representative for                                                                                
legal persons)                                                                                                

b) Identity of the notifier, if applicable:

Full name                                 David O'Callaghan                    
                                                                               
Contact address                           Assistant Secretary,                 
                                                                               
                                          Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c.,          
                                                                               
                                          Bankcentre,                          
                                                                               
                                          Ballsbridge,                         
                                                                               
                                          Dublin 4.                            
                                                                               
Phone number                              01 - 6414672                         
                                                                               
Other useful information (e.g. functional                                      
relationship with the person or legal                                          
entity subject to the notification                                             
obligation)                                                                    

c) Additional information

Notes to Form TR-1

This form is to be sent to the issuer or underlying issuer and to be filed with
the competent authority.

Either the full name of the legal entity or another method for identifying the
issuer or underlying issuer, provided it is reliable and accurate.

This should be the full name of (a) the shareholder; (b) the natural person or
legal entity acquiring, disposing of or exercising voting rights in the cases
provided for in Article 10 (b) to (h) of Directive 2004/109/EC; (c) all the
parties to the agreement referred to in Article 10 (a) of that Directive, or
(d) the holder of financial instruments entitled to acquire shares already
issued to which voting rights are attached, as appropriate.

In relation to the transactions referred to in points (b) to (h) of Article 10
of that Directive, the following list is provided as indication of the persons
who should be mentioned:

- in the circumstances foreseen in letter (b) of Article 10 of that Directive,
the natural person or legal entity that acquires the voting rights and is
entitled to exercise them under the agreement and the natural person or legal
entity who is transferring temporarily for consideration the voting rights;

- in the circumstances foreseen in letter (c) of Article 10 of that Directive,
the natural person or legal entity holding the collateral, provided the person
or entity controls the voting rights and declares its intention of exercising
them, and natural person or legal entity lodging the collateral under these
conditions;

- in the circumstances foreseen in letter (d) of Article 10 of that Directive,
the natural person or legal entity who has a life interest in shares if that
person or entity is entitled to exercise the voting rights attached to the
shares and the natural person or legal entity who is disposing of the voting
rights when the life interest is created;

- in the circumstances foreseen in letter (e) of Article 10 of that Directive,
the controlling natural person or legal entity and, provided it has a
notification duty at an individual level under Article 9, under letters (a) to
(d) of Article 10 of that Directive or under a combination of any of those
situations, the controlled undertaking;

- in the circumstances foreseen in letter (f) of Article 10 of that Directive,
the deposit taker of the shares, if he can exercise the voting rights attached
to the shares deposited with him at his discretion, and the depositor of the
shares allowing the deposit taker to exercise the voting rights at his
discretion;

- in the circumstances foreseen in letter (g) of Article 10 of that Directive,
the natural person or legal entity that controls the voting rights;

- in the circumstances foreseen in letter (h) of Article 10 of that Directive,
the proxy holder, if he can exercise the voting rights at his discretion, and
the shareholder who has given his proxy to the proxy holder allowing the latter
to exercise the voting rights at his discretion.

Applicable in the cases provided for in Article 10 (b) to (h) of Directive 2004
/109/EC. This should be the full name of the shareholder who is the
counterparty to the natural person or legal entity referred to in Article 10 of
that Directive unless the holdings of the shareholder would be lower than 5% of
the total number of voting rights.

The date of the transaction should normally be, in the case of an on exchange
transaction, the date on which the matching of orders occurs; in the case of an
off exchange transaction, date of the entering into an agreement.

The date on which threshold is crossed should normally be the date on which the
acquisition, disposal or possibility to exercise voting rights takes effect.
For passive crossings, the date when the corporate event took effect. [DEL::
DEL]

Please refer to the situation disclosed in the previous notification. In case
the situation previous to the triggering transaction was below 3%, please state
"below 3%".

If the holding has fallen below the minimum threshold, the notifying party
should not be obliged to disclose the extent of the holding, only that the new
holding is below 3%.

For the case provided for in Article 10(a) of Directive 2004/109/EC, there
should be no disclosure of individual holdings per party to the agreement
unless a party individually crosses or reaches an Article 9 threshold. This
applies upon entering into, introducing changes to or terminating an agreement.

To be used in Member States where applicable.

Direct and indirect.

To be used in Member States where applicable.

In case of combined holdings of shares with voting rights attached "direct
holding" and voting rights "indirect holding", please split the voting rights
number and percentage into the direct and indirect columns - if there is no
combined holdings, please leave the relevant box blank.

Voting rights attached to shares held by the notifying party (Article 9 of
Directive 2004/109/EC).

Voting rights held by the notifying party independently of any holding of
shares (Article 10 of Directive 2004/109/EC).

If the holding has fallen below the minimum threshold, the notifying party
should not be obliged to disclose the extent of the holding, only that the new
holding is below 3%.

Date of maturity/expiration of the financial instrument i.e. the date when
right to acquire shares ends.

If the financial instrument has such a period - please specify this period -
for example once every 3 months starting from [date].

The notification should include the name(s) of the controlled undertakings
through which the voting rights are held. The notification should also include
the amount of voting rights and the percentage held by each controlled
undertaking, [DEL:i:DEL]nsofar as individually the controlled undertaking holds
3% or more, and insofar as the notification by the parent undertaking is
intended to cover the notification obligations of the controlled undertaking.

This annex is only to be filed with the competent authority.

Whenever another person makes the notification on behalf of the shareholder or
the natural person/legal entity referred to in Articles 10 and 13 of Directive
2004/109/EC