Crystal Palace can confirm that defender Paddy McCarthy has joined Preston North End on loan until January 2nd 2016.
The centre-back has featured for the Eagles' Development side this season, playing the full game in the heart of defence during a 1-0 win over Birmingham City last month.
He spent time on loan at Bolton Wanderers last season, making five appearances for the Trotters in the Championship between March and April 2015.
The 32-year-old will now spend the remainder of this calendar year on loan at Deepdale. Palace fans will be able to keep up to date with how the Irishman gets on in Preston through our regularly loan round-ups.