WATCH: Graeme McDowell gives his thoughts on his third round at Ballyliffin.

Graeme McDowell again found it hard to get scoring at Ballyliffin in the third round of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open.

The Portrush man who started the day level made the turn at one-under.

But a bogey on the 18th saw him finish one over for the day and the tournament.

He remained upbeat in spite of being out of contention.

Graeme McDowell starts the third round of the Irish Open

Graeme McDowell starts the third round of the Irish Open