In Pictures: Cork City and Derry City keep the pressure on Dundalk with league wins
Dundalk were in FAI Cup action21:50 Tuesday 30 August 2016, 21:50 30 Aug 2016
Cork City and Derry City have closed the gap on Dundalk at the top of the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division.
With Dundalk in FAI Cup action - they beat Crumlin United 5-0 in the third round tonight - second and third-placed Cork and Derry made sure to keep the pressure on with wins.
Full-time Dundalk win 5-0 and progress to the quarter-finals of the FAI Cup to face UCD the weekend after next.— Dundalk FC (@DundalkFC) August 30, 2016
Cork City made light work of a clash with Bray Wanderers at Turner's Cross to win 4-0 with goals from Gearoid Morrissey, Gavan Holohan, Kenny Browne and Sean Maguire.
Derry came out on top 1-0 away from home against Shamrock Rovers thanks to a Rory Patterson goal.
Cork are within a point of Dundalk, while Derry are two points further back.
Republic of Ireland internationals James McClean and Eunan O'Kane watch Shamrock Rovers vs Derry City ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan
Shamrock Rovers Killian Brennan Aaron McEneff of Derry City ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan
Shamrock Rovers Killian Brennan with Patrick McClean of Derry City ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan
Dundalk's Chris Shields celebrates his goal with Shane Grimes ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson
Dundalk's Carlton Ubaezuono on the attack ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson
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