Abbey plc is an Ireland-based property development company. The principal activities of the Company are building and property development, plant hire and property rental. The Company's operating segments include Building and Property Development, Plant Hire and Property Rental. The Company is engaged in the hire, rental, sales and maintenance of construction plant, vehicles, tools and portable buildings. The Company operates in three markets: Ireland, the United Kingdom and the Czech Republic. The Company's operating subsidiaries include Kingscroft Developments Limited, Abbey Developments Limited and Abbey, s.r.o., which are engaged in residential housing and land development; Abbey Investments Limited, which is engaged in property investment; M&J Engineers Limited, which is engaged in plant hire, and Abbey Holdings Limited and Abbey Group Limited, which are investment holding companies.