Michael Hoey sets the pace for the Irish at the Porsche European Open

Padraig Harrington is also in action

Michael Hoey

Michael Hoey ©INPHO/Presseye/Kevin Scott

Michael Hoey is four shots off the lead at the Porsche European Open in Germany.

A 4-under par 67 has left Hoey in a tie for 9th place behind outright leader Bernd Wiesberger, who is three clear of the field on 8-under.

Padraig Harrington finished-up with a level par round of 71 today.

Ahead of him is Derry native Ruaidhri McGee on 1-under in a tie for 53rd.

Greystones' Paul Dunne has yet to tee off.

Play was delayed due to fog.