A solitary Darragh Maguire goal secured a precious away win for the Saints against the current League leaders Cork City.
The three points are crucial for the Saints as they climb out of the relegation zone.
St Pat's lost Vinnie Perth and Michael Foley to second half red cards and had to survive 6 minutes of injury time before the could celebrate a famous win.
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|11||St. Patrick's Athletic||19||16|
|12||Galway United FC||20||15|