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Eight became four in the Claregalway Hotel Galway Senior Football Championship last weekend as Tuam Stars, Moycullen, Salthill/Knocknacarra and Corofin advanced from their quarter-final clashes.
The price of the average three-bed semi in Galway rose by 3.1% in the county and remained static in the city over the past three months, according to a national survey carried out by Real Estate Alliance.
Often in life how you get to your destination can be deemed irrelevant - once you complete the journey.
Corofin and St Brigid's (Roscommon) renewed their decade-long rivalry in a thrilling Connacht club semi-final on a wintery afternoon in St Jarlaths' Park in Tuam on Sunday.
Sitting in the stand in Croke Park on Sunday afternoon after Kerry beat Galway easily by 1-18 to 0-13 in the All-Ireland quarter-final, it was hard not to feel quite deflated and disappointed.
Sunday was a good day for Galway football. Not only did Kevin Walsh's charges fully deserve to win the division Two league title for 2017, beating Kildare by 0-18 to 0-16, but it was also the county's first senior football victory at Croke Park for far too long.
Corofin’s 0-17 to 0-14 triumph over Castlebar Mitchels after extra-time on Sunday in McHale Park sees the club into its seventh Connacht club final in 11 years and searching for a fourth title since 2008.
The Galway hurlers now face a "do or die" game against Clare this Sunday at Semple Stadium (4pm) in the All-Ireland quarter-final following their defeat to Kilkenny in the Leinster hurling final.
The county senior football championship really heats up this weekend, and the last eight teams that can win the Frank Fox Cup in 2014 are all in action on either Saturday and Sunday.
The Galway minor footballers paid the ultimate price for their profligacy in the first 20 minutes of the Connacht semi-final in Tuam Stadium on Saturday, crashing out of the championship by 3-7 to 1-12. This was a game Galway could have won - if they had been more ruthless and efficient in front of goal when they were in almost complete control. We counted at least three glorious goal chances Galway squandered when they were in great positions in that period. Michael Daly shot wide once when in a good position, while his clubmate Colm Mannion was called back for over-carrying when he should have laid the ball off to men who were free inside. Those two incidents stand out, but there was numerous other opportunities to raise a green flag or two.