World number one amateur Leona Maguire lies seven shots off the lead after the second round of the Women's British Open at Kingsbarns in Scotland.
The Cavan woman carded a one-under-par 71 on Friday, which included three birdies and two bogeys.
Maguire posted an opening 69 on Thursday and is now four under ahead of the final two rounds over the weekend.
Tandragee amateur Olivia Mehaffey shot a 75 to end day two on three over, four shots short of the cut mark.
South Korean In-Kyung Kim leads the field on 11 under, followed by Georgia Hall and Lexi Thompson on nine under.
Maguire and Sophie Lamb of England are the best amateurs at the halfway stage, with both four under on the Fife links.