The well respected economist Ronan Lyons (Asst. professor economics Trinity College) has just released the latest DAFT.ie report in relation to house prices & trends across the country. Connacht region prices continue to strengthen. Encouraging news for vendors is that houses in Galway have now risen 65.5% from trough. In Galway city the average price for a 3 bed semi is €256,000 and €174,000 in the county. Read more.