Notes 1-10

8. Intangible assets

GoodwillSupply ContractsComputer SoftwareTotal
2015201520152015
€’000€’000€’000€’000
Cost
At beginning of period82,11924,0589,723115,900
Additions in the period--789789
Disposal of subsidiary (note 11)(14,957)-(7,895)(22,852)
Arising on acquisition of businesses (note 10)8,777--8,777
Translation adjustment4,1247697555,648
80,06324,8273,372108,262
Amortisation
At beginning of period42,5781,38234544,305
Disposal of subsidiary (note 11)(14,816)-(2,207)(17,023)
Amortised during the period6,3422,1522,61611,110
Impairment (note 4)1,8834,049-5,932
Translation adjustment1,01237241,073
36,9997,62077845,397
Net book amount
At end of period43,06417,2072,59462,865
At beginning of period39,54122,6769,37871,595

The Group expensed €4.4m in research and development expenditure in the year (2014: €4.6m). Amortisation is disclosed within administration expenses in the Income Statement. The remaining amortisation period of the goodwill and supply contracts ranges from 8-15 years.