Dundalk have maintained their three point lead at the top of the Airtricity League table. The defending Premier Division champions recovered from conceding an early goal to beat Sligo Rovers 2-1 at the Showgrounds thanks to a deflected strike from Daryl Horgan and a penalty by Richard Towell. Second-placed Cork City have kept pace with the leaders after a Mark O’Sullivan goal helped them to a 1-0 win over Bray Wanderers are Turners Cross, where both sides finished with just 10 men. Shamrock Rovers have lost ground on the top-two after they were were beaten 3-1 by Bohemians at Dalymount Park. Kieran ‘Marty’ Waters gave the Hoops a deserved early lead with a glancing header, but Bohs produced a superb second-half performance to take the points after a thumping header from Derek Prendergast and two goals by Dean Kelly. St Pat’s came from a goal behind to beat Limerick FC – 3-1 at Richmond Park. A stunning start to the second-half saw the Saints claim all three points with Chris Forrester, Aaron Greene and Christy Fagan all scoring during an eight-minute spree that sealed the win. Also in the top-flight, Drogheda United and Derry City drew 1-all and Galway beat hosts Longford Town by a goal to nil. In the First Division, Finn Harps lead at the top has been cut to just a single point after a 3-1 loss to Wexford Youths tonight at Finn Park. Cabinteely beat Athlone Town by two goals to nil, while it finished 1-all between Shelbourne and Cobh Ramblers and it was scoreless between Waterford United and UCD.