Goals from captain Ian Bermingham and Kurtis Byrne, on target for the third successive match, earned St Patrick's a first win in six games.
Such is the congestion at the foot of the table, the much needed victory for Liam Buckley's side lifts them off the bottom and out of the relegation zone up to eighth place.
Liam Buckley spoke to stpatsfctv following the game:
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