SOURCE: Waterford Wedgwood/Waterford Wedgwood UK PLC

June 20, 2005 08:57 ET

WATERFORD WEDGWOOD PLC ("Waterford Wedgwood" or "the Company") RESULT OF EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING

Dublin -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 20, 2005 --20 June, 2005



                             WATERFORD WEDGWOOD PLC
                    ("Waterford Wedgwood" or "the Company")

                    RESULT OF EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING
The Board of Waterford Wedgwood is pleased to confirm that all of the resolutions proposed for consideration at the Extraordinary General Meeting of the Company, which was held today in Dublin, were approved. It is also confirmed that the underwriting agreement in respect of the underwriting commitment provided by Birchfield Holdings Limited, a company which is owned and controlled by Sir Anthony O'Reilly and Mr Peter John Goulandris, in respect of the recently announced Rights Issue, has been executed.

Further information in relation to the Rights Issue, including the timetable thereof, will be issued in due course.

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