Dublin sides get significant first leg results in Europe.
Shamrock Rovers are on the verge of a Europa League play off.
The Hoops beat Shkupi 3-1 in the first leg of their third qualifying round tie at Tallaght Stadium last night.
Gary O'Neill's stoppage time goal may prove crucial.
If Rovers even overcome this round, they will be guaranteed a place in the Europa Conference League Group stage.
Winger Neil Farrugia says there's still work to be done in North Macedonia:
St Patrick's Athletic won 1-0 away to CSKA Sofia in the first leg of their Conference League tie in Bulgaria.
Serge Atakayi scored a late winner.
The return game is at Tallaght Stadium next Thursday.
At the same stage of the competition, Sligo Rovers lost 5-1 away to Viking in Norway.