In Pictures: Cork City close the gap on Dundalk by seeing off Shamrock Rovers

There were four games in the Premier Division

Cork City, Shamrock Rovers, Sean Maguire

Cork City's Sean Maguire celebrates scoring the first goal of the game ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Cork City have closed to within seven points of Dundalk at the top of the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division after beating Shamrock Rovers 3-0 at Turner's Cross tonight.

Sean Maguire, Greg Bolger and Garry Buckley got the goals.

John Caulfield's side also have a game in hand.

Meanwhile, Galway United enjoyed a 2-0 win against Bohemians, Longford beat Finn Harps 1-0 and it finished scoreless between Wexford Youths and Derry City.

Republic of Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane at Turner's Cross ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne


Cork City's Greg Bolger scores their second goal of the game with a penalty ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Wexford Youths manager Shane Keegan ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Andy Mulligan of Wexford with Conor McDermott of Derry ©INPHO/Donall Farmer