Bohemians title challenge stayed on course at Richmond Park as they overcame the challenge of cross-city rivals St Patrick's Athletic.
Ken Oman did the damage with a double for the Gypsies.
On 28 minutes he stuck a head in amongst the mass of bodies awaiting Brian Shelley's cross and powered the ball into the Inchicore end goal.
He completed his brace in the 70th, flicking in Joseph Ndo's corner at Gary Rogers' near post.
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