Derry City have missed the chance to move back to within four points of SSE Airtricity League Premier Division leaders Shamrock Rovers.

They were beaten 2-1 by Dundalk at the Ryan McBride Brandywell, with Patrick Hoban scoring the winner for the visitors.

Shelbourne secured a 2-1 Dublin derby win over St Pat's, while Bohemians beat Sligo Rovers by the same scoreline.

In the night's other match, Drogheda United beat Finn Harps 3-1.

Galway United are top of the First Division after last night's action.

John Caulfield's side beat Athlone Town 3-nil to move to the summit.

Cork City are second after a one-all draw with Wexford.

Treaty United and Cobh Ramblers played out a 2-all draw at Markets Field.