Padraig Harrington remains on course to land his second Irish Open title as he sits two shots off the lead going into the final round at Royal Portrush.
Welshman Jamie Donaldson, winless in 244 European Tour starts, takes a one-stroke lead over England's Anthony Wall, with Harrington another shot back on ten under, alongside England’s Mark Foster.
Overnight leader Gregory Bourdy crashed to an 80, which included a triple bogey eight on the 17th.
Rory McIlroy is six back after shooting a one-under 71, while Michael Hoey is another shot back after posting a disappointing two-over 74, which included four bogeys on the back nine.
Graeme McDowell sits eight behind, while Open champion Darren Clarke is nine shots adrift.
Other Irish scores sees Paul McGinley, Mark Murphy and Simon Thornton on one under, with Damien McGrane and former champion Shane Lowry on level par.
Mark O’Sullivan had a disappointing third round with a six over 78 to move to two over par for the championship.