CASH FLOW STATEMENT

for the year ended 25 March 2009

  Note 2008/2009
€’000
2007/2008
€’000
       
Net cash inflow from operating activities 21(a) 93,421 43,197
       
Returns on investments and servicing of finance 21(b) (4,438) (4,620)
Taxation   (1,582) (4,016)
Capital expenditure and financial investment 21(b) (29,343) (20,811)
Acquisition and disposal of subsidiary undertakings 21(b) (4,963) (46,787)
Equity dividends paid to shareholders   (12,894) (8,035)
       
Net cash inflow / (outflow) before use of liquid resources and financing   40,201 (41,072)
Financing 21(b) 0 0
       
Increase / (decrease) in net cash   40,201 (41,072)
       
       
RECONCILIATION OF NET CASH FLOW TO MOVEMENT IN NET DEBT      
       
Increase / (decrease) in cash during the year 21(c) 40,201 (41,072)
Decrease / (increase) in debt and lease financing 21(c) 0 0
       
Change in net debt resulting from cash flows   40,201 (41,072)
Net debt at beginning of the financial year   (96,165) (55,093)
       
Net debt at end of the financial year   (55,964) (96,165)

 

 

 

On behalf of the Board:

 

Fergus McArdle Gabriel D’Arcy
Chairman Managing Director