Cork City manager John Caulfield got the reaction he demanded following Friday's home defeat to Longford Town as the Leesiders returned to winning ways to regain a firmer grip on second place in the Premier Division table.
First half goals from Steven Beattie and Danny Morrissey at Richmond Park ultimately earned a first victory in five league games which moves Cork four points ahead of third-placed Shamrock Rovers.
A sixth defeat in eight games for St Patrick's, however, means they've still not clinched fourth place and the coveted final Europa League spot as they remain five points in front of Bohemians with two games to play.
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