David McMillan notched a hat-trick
Dundalk have gone six points clear at the top after hammering 10-man Derry City 5-0 at the Brandywell.
A hat-trick from David McMillan helped the defending champions to a convincing win after Derry's Ryan McBride was red carded inside the opening half hour.
However, the Candystripes stay third despite the home defeat.
Dundalk's Brian Gartland scores their first goal ©INPHO/Presseye/Cameron Hamilton
Derry's Niclas Vemmelund with Daryl Horgan of Dundalk ©INPHO/Presseye/Cameron Hamilton
Derry's Ryan McBride gets a straight red from referee Paul McLaughlin Photograph-Cameron Hamilton/Presseye
Dundalk's David McMillan celebrates scoring their third goal with Daryl Horgan ©INPHO/Presseye/Cameron Hamilton
Dundalk's David McMillan scores their third goal ©INPHO/Presseye/Cameron Hamilton