The ISEQ index of Irish shares ended the week in positive territory, closing up 28.14 points today to 2,449.74.
Major gainers included CRH, climbing 58c to 17.70; Tullow Oil, rising 40c to 8.88; Paddy Power, cheering 35c to 13.92; C&C Group, up 9c to 1.53; Ryanair, up 6c to 3.26 and Aer Lingus, gaining 2c to 0.72.
On the fallers' board, Kerry Group tumbled 30c to 14.90; Glanbia dropped 18c to 2.47 and Elan shed 9c to 4.66.
Financials finished in the red, with AIB down 7c to 0.86 and Irish Life & Permanent shedding 9c to 2.15.
Bank of Ireland meanwhile topped the fallers' board, slipping 9c or 12% of its value to 0.66.