Two goals scored in the space of five minutes early in the second half set St. Pat's on their way to a victory at Richmond Park which lifts them to fourth place in the eircom league Premier Division.
Paul Keegan headed home the opener three minutes into the second half for his first goal since joining the club and Trevor Molloy netted the second on 53 minutes with a terrific left-footed shot from the edge of the penalty area.
Keegan added the third with seven minutes left when he rounded Chris O'Connor in the visitors' goal and tapped the ball into the net from close range.
Bray striker Eamon Zayed had the opportunity of retrieving his side's cause from the penalty spot on the hour mark when they trailed 2-0.
Ex-Pats striker Robbie Doyle was brought down in the box by Stephen Quigley but Zayed's resultant effort brought a brilliant save from Pats 'keeper Barry Ryan.
Both teams had chances to score in the first half. Molloy rattled the crossbar with a volley for Pats on the half hour mark, whilst Zayed tested Ryan with a blistering shot from 25 yards three minutes later.
Bray remain one position off the foot of the table with three points collected from their six games played.