Shels will find out their opponents after the other semi-final match up between Peamount United and Wexford which kicks off in a few minutes time.
All over here at Tolka Park as Shelbourne reach the FAI Women's Cup final. Noelle Murray's wonder strike on 30 minutes was the only piece of quality finishing on display and was well worthy of sealing the win.
Five additional minutes for Shels to hold out for.
Galway boss Stephen Lally receives a yellow card on the touchline for dissent as we approach the end of normal time.
Saoirse Noonan misses a golden chance to secure the win for Shels as she finds herself clean through on goal but can only produce a weak effort straight into the body of Hayes Coen.
Amanda Budden is tested for the first time today as Emma Starr lets off a half volley which is tipped over by the Shels keeper. Kate Slevin has an effort headed over the bar from the resulting corner as Galway get closer to an unlikely equaliser.
Strange scenes here as Russell receives her marching orders for blocking Amanda Budden's kick. Two completely needless yellow cards in the space of five minutes leaves her team with a mountain to climb.
Galway have a penalty shout as Julie Ann Russell goes down in the box but instead of pointing to the spot, referee David Keeler produces a yellow for simulation.
Murray nearly has a second after the first chance of the half as she gets on the end of a low cross from Ciara Grant but a last ditch block sends her shot just wide.
Galway have looked the more likely side since the restart but Shels are defending resolutely to maintain their advantage.
Murray's moment of magic separates the sides at the break here at Tolka Park. Shels have been on top as both teams have struggled to create chances but Murray's conjuring of a goal from nothing has the Reds 45 minutes away from the cup final.
The game has settled down again after Murray's wonderstrike with both teams probing but with little penetration.
After an uneventful opening half hour, Noelle Murray produces a stunning goal worthy of winning any game as she dinks the ball over two Galway defenders and smashes the ball past Hayes Coen to give Shels the lead.
Shels' Rachel Graham tests Hayes Cohen with a curling effort from outside the box, but its easily held by the Galway keeper.
Galway are playing themselves back into the game here after a period of Shels dominance.
Shels threaten with a couple of corners with Pearl Slattery hitting an acrobatic effort over the bar after Galway keeper Leah Hayes Coen had palmed the ball away.
After a long periods of possession but no end product, route one football nearly pays dividends for Shels as a long ball from keeper Amanda Budden finds Noelle Murray in space. The forward tried to play the ball in behind but its well defended by Galway.
The game is mostly being contested in the middle third of the pitch early on with Galway looking slightly the more dangerous team.
FAI Women's cup action from Tolka Park this afternoon as Shelbourne take on Galway for a place in the final. Kick off and updates to follow from 14:00.
Competition: 2021 Women's FAI Cup Semi Final
Date: 2 p.m. Oct. 9, 2021
TV: LOI TV