There was just just 40 seconds on the watch when Bohs
took the lead.
to set out in a bid to frustrate the hosts and hit them on the break.
are usually the ones chasing silverware while Drogheda suffered a yo-yo effect of promotion and relegation for many years.
were being felled by goals from Daryl Murphy and ex-Republic of Ireland U21 striker Neale Fenn, leaders Shels took full advantage with a 2-0 home win over Dublin rivals St Pat's to open up an eight point gap at the top.
went close through headed efforts from Grant and James Finnerty early on before Harps conjured up their first opening on 14 minutes as Nathan Boyle showed some deft touches before his shot that was stopped by James Talbot.
Garvey converted and, although he then missed badly with a penalty, his next attempt was successful to take the UL Bohs
account into double figures.
All of those have come from new striker Mikey Drennan who just happened to be a Bohs
target over the winter.
His latest Irish appearance was a fitting marker for what Ward hopes will be a bright future as the Dubliner ran out at Bohs
' Dalymount Park home as a second-half sub against Slovenia.
For the second-time this season, Rovers squandered a winning position against Bohs
as Dan Byrne and Daniel Leahy - deep in injury-time - made them pay.
secured an important win against Bray before losing to Dundalk, Limerick have lost their last three games and haven't managed a goal.
defending gifted Sligo a soft equaliser seven minutes later as David Cawley (above) headed home Rhys McCabe's corner.
Yet, despite missing key players Eoin Wearen and Izzy Akinade, Bohs
recovered well in the second half of the season.