Jamie McGonigle took his tally of goals for the season to nine as Derry City established a three-point lead at the top of the SSE Airtricity Premier Division last night.
The Candystripes were comfortable 4-nil winners away to St. Pat's.
Shamrock Rovers had to settle for a 1-1 draw away to ten-man Sligo Rovers.
Dundalk are up to third after they beat Drogheda United 4-1 in the Louth derby at Oriel Park.
Bohemians returned to winning ways with a 3-nil defeat of bottom side UCD.
And there was more frustration for Damien Duff and Shelbourne, who went down to a late goal away to Finn Harps.
Cork City remain three clear at the top of the First Division following a 4-1 demolition of Longford at Turner's Cross.
Galway stay second having come from 2-nil down to win 3-2 at Treaty United.
Wexford were 3-nil winners away to Athlone, while Bray and Cobh drew one apiece.