Mulcahy is heading back to Cork. Donall Farmer/INPHO

The League of Ireland's oldest player is heading back to Cork after 5 years with Bohs

John Caulfield has strengthened his defensive ranks with the signing of Dave Mulcahy.

BOHEMIANS HAVE ANNOUNCED the departure of Dave Mulcahy, who has returned to Cork City for a second spell on Leeside.

The 38-year-old returns to Turner’s Cross after five years with Bohs and will bolster John Caulfield’s ranks as City continue to challenge on three fronts.

Mulcahy — the oldest player in the League of Ireland — spent just one season with Cork back in 2008 and made only two league appearances before moving to Bray Wanderers.

The versatile defender put pen to paper on a deal with the Rebels ahead of the 2015 season but personal reasons saw him perform a u-turn and commit his future to Bohs.

Mulcahy has featured heavily under Keith Long at Dalymount Park this season but will now head south for the remainder of the campaign.

Cork, who are also being linked with Simon Madden, continue their European campaign tomorrow evening when they face KRC Genk in the Europa League third qualifying round first leg.

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