After a bad date with Bernice Blackstock (Samantha Giles), Paddy proposes to Mandy and she accepts.
They marry the following year but over the next two years, Mandy is frequently absent as her father, Caleb, is ill.
Toni tries to split them up but it fails but Paddy and Del's relationship ends after Del accidentally burns Toni with hot fat in the Woolpack kitchen.
Paddy admits that he loves Toni but the relationship breaks down when Toni learns Paddy does not want to marry her.
Their marriage is happy and they become foster parents, looking after several children including Debbie Jones (Charley Webb) but over time, the marriage loses its spark.
Emily tries to make things work but Paddy tells Emily about his affair with Viv Windsor (Deena Payne), after Viv jokes to Paddy that she told Emily.
Patrick Frederick Kirk is a fictional character from the British ITV soap opera, Emmerdale, played by Dominic Brunt.
And as soon as Lottie was sixteen, in January, she released her first full-fledged magazine photo shoot in the publication Dazed and Confused.
Paddy comes to Emmerdale as a locum for Zoe Tate (Leah Bracknell).
He is drawn to Mandy Dingle (Lisa Riley) and they are smitten but their relationship was rocky.
While he has appeared at the centre of some grave storylines, Paddy is often a manifestation of the faintly ridiculous.
His bumbling ways and perpetual ill luck act as an amusing antithesis to the sometimes traumatic incidents which befall those around him.