Conor Carty helped St Patrick’s Athletic win the FAI Cup in front of more than 40,000 supporters at the Aviva Stadium.

The Bolton youngster played 75 minutes before making way for Tommy Lonergan as Jon Daly side ran out 3-1 winners against Bohemians.

Jonathan Afolabi scored an early penalty for Bohemians but Mark Doyle got Saints back on level terms midway through the first half.

Daly’s men took the lead through Krystian Nowak’s own goal after the break and Lonergan wrapped up the result four minutes from time.

"We’ve gone a goal down today," Daly told the Irish press. "It would have been very easy, in front of a massive crowd, to get into their shell but I think they stood up to it and got themselves back in off a set-play.

"It's two set-plays that swing the game on its head and give us the foothold to go forward and try to win the game.

"The crowd was sensational. Record-breaking numbers and it's how the players cope with that, and they did it really well."

He added: "If you give young players the belief the structure - myself and the staff, we put in a lot of work. Attention to detail, we make sure there's no grey areas with them and that they all have a clear idea of what we're looking for."

It was the final game of Carty’s loan, having got valuable experience under his belt in the League of Ireland since his debut in February.

The former Wolves youngster is now due to return to Bolton, although he cannot get international clearance to play for the Whites until January.

It remains to be seen whether Wanderers will search for another loan for the striker, who scored in an EFL Trophy match against Tranmere last season.