Top Irish employers have bigger gender pay gap in their UK arms

Among top-performing companies, women were paid on average 14.9pc less than men per hour

Ryanair had the widest gender pay gap of any Irish firm operating in the UK last year. Photo: Horacio Villalobos/Corbis via Getty Images

Sarah Collins

The gender pay gap among Ireland's biggest employers is typically bigger in their UK businesses than at home, analysis by the Irish Independent has found.