Former Virgin Media presenter accuses station of stonewalling on gender pay gap

Sinéad Desmond has claimed in court filings that her former co-presenter Mark Cagney was paid a far higher salary ‘because he is a man’

Sinead Desmond and Mark Cagney: Desmond has alleged that Virgin Media hired her in 2006 on a salary of €65,000 with the promise that it would be increased to €100,000. Picture: Brian McEvoy