Irish Continental Group has recorded turnover of €56.7m in the two months to the end of August according to its second Interim Management Statement for 2012.

This is marginally down on the same time last year when the group recorded turnover of €57.2m.

Operating profit increased from €14m for July and August 2011 to €14.6m for the same time in 2012.

EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization) was €17.5m compared with €17.1m in the same period in 2011.

Profit before tax was €14.1m compared with €13.9m in 2011.

For the eight months to the end of August this year, group revenue was €183.8m - the same as last year.

EBITDA, operation profit and profit before tax were all down this year compared to the same time last year.

Car volumes in the three months to 29 September were up 1.2% while passenger numbers were up 1.5%. RoRo freight and container freight volumes were down.