Prof Jim Walsh

Social Sciences Institute (MUSSI), National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis (NIRSA), Geography

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Biography

Jim Walsh is a research Professor of Geography in the National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis (NIRSA) and a member of Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute (MUSSI). He was Vice-President of the University between 2005 and September 2016 with responsibilities for strategic initiatives and innovation, the university strategic performance framework, quality assurance, institutional research, and inter-institutional strategic collaborations. He was also Deputy President between 2007 and 2012.  Prior to 2005, he was Head of the Department of Geography in Maynooth for ten years, when he was a founding member of the National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis (NIRSA) and the International Centre for Local and Regional Development (ICLRD). He was a member of the University Governing Authority between 2000 and 2015, and of the Senate of the National University of Ireland since 2006.  

His research interests are in rural and regional development, demographic change and spatial planning. He also has a research interest in higher education policy and the relationship between higher education institutions and regional development. He has participated in several European research projects and led many projects funded by research bodies in Ireland. He has produced or contributed to more than 170 academic publications, including 15 books, over 100 papers /chapters in peer reviewed journals and books, and almost 50 reports. He has made more than 140 presentations to national and international academic conferences, seminars and workshops, and to an extensive range of non-academic audiences. As Vice-President, he wrote over 100 papers on policies, strategies, strategic submissions and thematic analyses for the University. 
 

He has been Chairman of the Regional Studies Association (Irish Branch), President of the Geographical Society of Ireland, Chairman of the Royal Irish Academy National Committee for Teaching of Geography, and Editor of Geographical Viewpoint. He has extensive experience as an advisor in many areas of public policy including, membership of the National Economic and Social Council, the Expert Advisory Group for National Spatial Strategy and the Commission for the Economic Development of Rural Areas. He was for many years Ireland’s contact point for the European Spatial Planning Observation Network. He is currently a member of the Monitoring Committee for the National Rural Development Programme, and the Advisory Group for the Ireland 2040 National Planning Framework. 

Research Interests

My recent and current research interests include
  • Rural and regional planning in Ireland
  • Spatial planning in Ireland and Europe
  • Census based demographic analyses in Ireland covering period since early 1960s
  • Higher education and regional development in Ireland
  • Performance frameworks for higher education
  • Quality assurance framework for higher education
  • Higher education student engagement

Books

  Year Publication
2008 Irish Farming at the Millennium - A Census Atlas.
Crowley, C., Walsh, J. A. and Meredith, D. (2008) Irish Farming at the Millennium - A Census Atlas. NUI Maynooth: NIRSA. [Details]
2007 People and Place: A Census Atlas of the Republic of Ireland.
(2007) People and Place: A Census Atlas of the Republic of Ireland. : NIRSA. [Details]
2004 Partnerships for Effective Local Development, CREADEL Publication No. 2.
(2004) Partnerships for Effective Local Development, CREADEL Publication No. 2. : Université Libre de Bruxelles. [Details]
2000 Regional Planning and Development in Europe.
(2000) Regional Planning and Development in Europe. : Ashgate Press. [Details]
1999 Irish Agriculture in Transition; a Census Atlas of Agriculture in the Republic of Ireland.
Lafferty, S., Commins, P. and Walsh, J. A., (1999) Irish Agriculture in Transition; a Census Atlas of Agriculture in the Republic of Ireland. NUI Maynooth: Teagasc and NUI, Maynooth. [Details]
1997 Sustainable Development on the North Atlantic Margin.
Walsh, J.A. (1997) Sustainable Development on the North Atlantic Margin. : Ashgate. [Details]
1997 Competitiveness, Innovation and Regional Development in Ireland.
(1997) Competitiveness, Innovation and Regional Development in Ireland. : Regional Studies Association. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2015 'Population Distribution and Change'
Walsh, J.A. (2015) 'Population Distribution and Change' In: Gleeson, J et al (eds). The Atlas of the Island of Ireland. National University of Ireland, Maynooth: AIRO and ICLRD. [Details]
2003 'Local government, local development and citizen participation: lessons from ireland'
Meldon,M., Kenny, M. and Walsh, J.A. (2003) 'Local government, local development and citizen participation: lessons from ireland' In: Lovan, W.R., Murray, M. and Shaffer, R (eds). Participatory Governance - Planning, Conflict Mediation and Public Decision Making in Civil Society. Aldershoot: Ashgate. [Details]
2015 'Education'
Walsh, J.A. (2015) 'Education' In: Gleeson, J et al (eds). The Atlas of the Island of Ireland. National University of Ireland, Maynooth: AIRO and ICLRD. [Details]
2009 'Space and Place in the National Spatial Strategy for the Republic of Ireland'
Walsh, J. A., (2009) 'Space and Place in the National Spatial Strategy for the Republic of Ireland' In: Conceptions of Space and Place in Strategic Spatial Planning, Routledge. Routledge. [IR Link] [Details]
2007 'Agriculture in Transition: the experience of Ireland'
Walsh, J. A. (2007) 'Agriculture in Transition: the experience of Ireland' In: Bartley, B. and Kitchin, R (eds). Understanding Contemporary Ireland. Dublin: Pluto Press. [Details]
2007 'Regional development: Trends, Policies and Strategies'
Walsh, J. A. (2007) 'Regional development: Trends, Policies and Strategies' In: Bartley, B. and Kitchin, R (eds). Understanding Contemporary Ireland. Dublin: Pluto Press. [Details]
2006 'Critical Reflections on the National Spatial Strategy and the Regional Development Strategy for Northern Ireland within the Dublin-Belfast Corridor'
Walsh, J. A. and Murray, M. (2006) 'Critical Reflections on the National Spatial Strategy and the Regional Development Strategy for Northern Ireland within the Dublin-Belfast Corridor' In: Yarwood, J (eds). The Dublin-Belfast Corridor: Ireland’s Megacity Region?. London: Ashgate. [Details]
2006 'Spatial development of Europe’s North Western Periphery: implications of ESPON results'
Walsh, J. A. (2006) 'Spatial development of Europe’s North Western Periphery: implications of ESPON results' In: ESPON Going Regional, Report for ESPON programme. Luxembourg: [Details]
2005 'Some Spatial Dimensions: Population and Settlement Patterns'
Commins, P. and Walsh, J. A. (2005) 'Some Spatial Dimensions: Population and Settlement Patterns' In: Rural Ireland 2025: Foresight Perspectives. Ireland: NUI Maynooth, UCD and Teagasc. [Details]
2005 'Spatial planning frameworks for Ireland: critical reflections on the Dublin - Belfast Corridor'
Commins, P., Meredith, D. and Walsh, J. A. (2005) 'Spatial planning frameworks for Ireland: critical reflections on the Dublin - Belfast Corridor' In: Planning in Ireland and Beyond: Multidisciplinary Essays in Honour of John V Greer. Belfast: Queen's University of Belfast. [Details]
2005 'Adjustments and impacts of the CAP/RDP: Ireland'
Commins, P. and Walsh, J. A. (2005) 'Adjustments and impacts of the CAP/RDP: Ireland' In: Shucksmith, M., Thomson, K. and Roberts, D (eds). The CAP and the Regions – the territorial impacts of the Common Agricultural Policy. U.K: CABI Publishing. [Details]
2004 'Spatial Planning for Territorial Cohesion: Linking the urban and Rural Domains'
Walsh, J. A. (2004) 'Spatial Planning for Territorial Cohesion: Linking the urban and Rural Domains' In: O'Cinneide, M (eds). Territorial Cohesion: Meeting new challenges for an enlarged EU. Dublin: Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs. [IR Link] [Details]
2004 'Partnership Theory and Practice'
Walsh, J. A. (2004) 'Partnership Theory and Practice' In: Walsh, J.A. and Meldon, J (eds). Partnerships for Effective Local Development, CREADEL Publication No. 2. Charleroi: Universite Libre de Bruxelles. [IR Link] [Details]
2004 'Planning for regional development in a peripheral open economy: the case of Ireland'
Walsh, J. A. (2004) 'Planning for regional development in a peripheral open economy: the case of Ireland' In: Byron, R., Hansen, J.C. and Jenkins, T (eds). Regional Development on the North Atlantic Margin. Aldershot: Ashgate Press. [Details]
2002 'Local Government, Local Development and Citizen Participation – lessons from Ireland'
Meldon, J., Kenny, M. and Walsh, J. A, (2002) 'Local Government, Local Development and Citizen Participation – lessons from Ireland' In: Decoster,D.P (eds). Local Government, Local Development and Citizen Participation. Charleroi: Universite Libre de Bruxelles. [IR Link] [Details]
2002 'The National Spatial Strategy as a framework for achieving balanced regional development'
Walsh, J. A. (2002) 'The National Spatial Strategy as a framework for achieving balanced regional development' In: McDonagh, J (eds). Economy, Society and Peripherality - experiences from the west of Ireland. Galway: Arlen House. [Details]
2000 'Dynamic regional development in the EU periphery: Ireland in the 1990s'
Walsh, J. A. (2000) 'Dynamic regional development in the EU periphery: Ireland in the 1990s' In: Roberts, P., Shaw, D. and Walsh, J (eds). Regional Planning and Development in Europe. London: Ashgate Press. [Details]
2000 'Integrated area-based rural development in the Midwest region of Ireland:transferable success factors'
Walsh, J. A. (2000) 'Integrated area-based rural development in the Midwest region of Ireland:transferable success factors' In: Haarsten, T., Groote, P. and Huigen, P (eds). Claiming rural identities: Dynamics, Contexts, Policies. The Netherlands: Van Gorcum & Comp. BV. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2013 'The National Spatial Strategy: rationale, process, performance and prospects'
Walsh, J, A. (2013) 'The National Spatial Strategy: rationale, process, performance and prospects'. ADMINISTRATION, 60 :13-40 [Details]
2013 'Perspectives on Irelands economic geography: an evaluation of spatial structures'
Meredith, D., Walsh, J.A. and Foley, R. (2013) 'Perspectives on Irelands economic geography: an evaluation of spatial structures'. ADMINISTRATION, 60 :61-90 [Details]
2008 'Demographic and Socio-economic change in Ireland: a spatial perspective'
Walsh, C. and Walsh, J., (2008) 'Demographic and Socio-economic change in Ireland: a spatial perspective'. SCOTTISH AFFAIRS (UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND), 64 :53-67 [Details]
2006 'Origins, Destinations and Catchments: mapping travel to work in Ireland in 2002'
Walsh, J. A, Foley, R., Kavanagh, A. and Mcelwaine, A. (2006) 'Origins, Destinations and Catchments: mapping travel to work in Ireland in 2002'. Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, XXXV :1-58 [Details]
2006 'The Governance of Local Development: An Assessment of Organisational Capacity in North West Europe'
Decoster, D., Michaux, V., Murray, M., Murtagh, B., Niarchos, C., Thuriot, F. and Walsh, J. A. (2006) 'The Governance of Local Development: An Assessment of Organisational Capacity in North West Europe'. Planning Practice and Research, 21 :163-178 [Details]
2005 'Origins, Destinations and Catchments: Mapping travel to work in Ireland in 2002'
Walsh, J., Foley, R., Kavanagh, A. and McElwain, A. (2005) 'Origins, Destinations and Catchments: Mapping travel to work in Ireland in 2002'. JOURNAL OF THE STATISTICAL AND SOCIAL INQUIRY SOCIETY OF IRELAND, XXXV [IR Link] [Details]
2001 'Integrating local government and local development: County and City Development Boards'
Walsh, J.A. and J. Meldon. (2001) 'Integrating local government and local development: County and City Development Boards'. GEOGRAPHICAL VIEWPOINT, 29 :31-34 [Details]
1999 'Regional Income Differentials and the Issue of Regional Equalisation in Ireland'
Boyle, G. E., McCarthy, T. and Walsh, J. A. (1999) 'Regional Income Differentials and the Issue of Regional Equalisation in Ireland'. JOURNAL OF THE STATISTICAL AND SOCIAL INQUIRY SOCIETY OF IRELAND, XXVIII :155-211 [IR Link] [Details]
1998 'Best practice in local development planning: case study of Ballyhoura'
Walsh, J. A. (1998) 'Best practice in local development planning: case study of Ballyhoura'. PLEANÁIL, 14 :129-153 [Details]
1997 'Economic growth in Ireland in the 1990s: the regional dimension'
Walsh, J. A. (1997) 'Economic growth in Ireland in the 1990s: the regional dimension'. Geographical Viewpoint, 25 :18-30 [Details]
1996 'Population change in the 1990s: preliminary evidence from the 1996 Census of Population in the Republic of Ireland'
Walsh, J. A..' Geographical Viewpoint, 24, 3-12, 1996. (1996) 'Population change in the 1990s: preliminary evidence from the 1996 Census of Population in the Republic of Ireland'. Geographical Viewpoint, 24 :3-12 [Details]
1995 'A new demographic revolution - changing structures in the European Union'
McDonagh, P., and Walsh, J. A. (1995) 'A new demographic revolution - changing structures in the European Union'. Geographical Viewpoint, 23 :111-124 [Details]
1995 'The Human Development Index as an analytical tool in Development Geography'
Walsh, J. A., and Waddington, S. (1995) 'The Human Development Index as an analytical tool in Development Geography'. Geographical Viewpoint, 23 :47-58 [IR Link] [Details]
1995 'The Irish school-leaver trail: links between education and migration'
McHugh, C., and Walsh, J. A. (1995) 'The Irish school-leaver trail: links between education and migration'. Geographical Viewpoint, 23 :88-105 [Details]
1993 'County-level variations in agricultural adjustment in Ireland in the 1980s'
Walsh, J. A., and Gillmor, D. (1993) 'County-level variations in agricultural adjustment in Ireland in the 1980s'. Geographical Viewpoint, 21 :25-44 [Details]
1993 'Planning for local and regional development in Ireland'
Walsh, J. A. (1993) 'Planning for local and regional development in Ireland'. Irish Banking Review, :36-49 [Details]
1993 'Contrasts in European awareness between Irish and Zimbabwean students'
Waddington, S., and Walsh, J. A. (1993) 'Contrasts in European awareness between Irish and Zimbabwean students'. Geographical Viewpoint, 21 :93-100 [IR Link] [Details]
1992 'Adoption and diffusion processes in the Mechanisation of Irish Agriculture Irish Geography'
Walsh, J. A. (1992) 'Adoption and diffusion processes in the Mechanisation of Irish Agriculture Irish Geography'. IRISH GEOGRAPHY, 25 :33-53 [IR Link] [Details]
1991 'Tourism and Regional Development in Ireland'
O'Cinneide, M. and Walsh, J. A. (1991) 'Tourism and Regional Development in Ireland'. Geographical Viewpoint, 19 :47-68 [Details]
1991 'The turn-around of the turn-around in the population of the Republic of Ireland'
Walsh, J. A. (1991) 'The turn-around of the turn-around in the population of the Republic of Ireland'. Irish Geography, 24 :116-124 [Details]
1991 'Population Change in the Republic of Ireland in the 1980s'
Walsh, J. A. (1991) 'Population Change in the Republic of Ireland in the 1980s'. Geographical Viewpoint, 12 :89-98 [Details]
1991 'A regional analysis of enterprise substitution in Irish agriculture in the context of a changing Common Agricultural Policy'
Walsh, J. A. (1991) 'A regional analysis of enterprise substitution in Irish agriculture in the context of a changing Common Agricultural Policy'. Irish Geography, 24 :10-23 [Details]
1990 'Regional implications of a Single Market European Community'
Walsh, J. A. (1990) 'Regional implications of a Single Market European Community'. Geographical Viewpoint, 18 :43-58 [Details]
1989 'Enterprise substitution in Irish Agriculture: Sheep in the 1980s, Irish Geography'
Walsh, J. A. (1989) 'Enterprise substitution in Irish Agriculture: Sheep in the 1980s, Irish Geography'. Irish Geography, 22 :106-109 [Details]
1988 'Components of demographic change in the Republic of Ireland'
Walsh, J. A. (1988) 'Components of demographic change in the Republic of Ireland'. Geographical Viewpoint, 16 :45-59 [Details]
1985 'Uneven Development of Agriculture in Ireland'
Walsh, J. A. (1985) 'Uneven Development of Agriculture in Ireland'. Geographical Viewpoint, 14 :36-65 [Details]
1984 'Regional aspects of agricultural production in Ireland'
Walsh, J. A. and Horner, A. (1984) 'Regional aspects of agricultural production in Ireland'. Irish Geography, 17 :95-110 [Details]
1983 'An empirical assessment of the entropy maximising family of interaction models'
Walsh, J. A. (1983) 'An empirical assessment of the entropy maximising family of interaction models'. Irish Geography, 16 :69-78 [Details]
1980 'Principal Components Analysis of changes in agricultural production in the Republic of Ireland: 1950-1971'
Walsh, J. A. (1980) 'Principal Components Analysis of changes in agricultural production in the Republic of Ireland: 1950-1971'. Irish Geography, 8 :73-95 [Details]
1980 'An entropy maximising analysis of joumey-to-work patterns in County Limerick'
Walsh, J. A. (1980) 'An entropy maximising analysis of joumey-to-work patterns in County Limerick'. Irish Geography, 13 :33-53 [Details]
1979 'Energy in the Republic of Ireland'
Walsh, J. A. (1979) 'Energy in the Republic of Ireland'. Geographical Viewpoint, 8 :17-33 [Details]
1979 'Immigration to the Republic of Ireland: 1946 - 1971'
Walsh, J. A. (1979) 'Immigration to the Republic of Ireland: 1946 - 1971'. Irish Geography, 12 :104-110 [Details]
1979 'An information-theoretic approach to measurement of spatial inequality'
Walsh, J. A., and O'Kelly, M., A (1979) 'An information-theoretic approach to measurement of spatial inequality'. 10 :267-286 [Details]
1978 'Analysis of Intra-urban Residential Ownership Patterns'
Walsh, J. A. (1978) 'Analysis of Intra-urban Residential Ownership Patterns'. Environment and Planning A, 10 :17-28 [Details]
1977 'Information Theory: some concepts and measures'
Walsh, J. A., and Webber, M. (1977) 'Information Theory: some concepts and measures'. Environment and Planning A, 9 :395-415 [Details]
1976 'Spatial and temporal variations in crop production in the Republic of Ireland'
Walsh, J. A, (1976) 'Spatial and temporal variations in crop production in the Republic of Ireland'. IRISH JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND RURAL SOCIO, 6 :55-74 [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2005 Spatial Development of Europe's North Western Periphery: implications of ESPON results
Walsh, J. (2005) Spatial Development of Europe's North Western Periphery: implications of ESPON results Espon Seminar [IR Link] [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
Lecture to Irish Assembly of Regional Authorities conference on 'An effective Regional Policy for Ir.
Lecture to Irish Assembly of Regional Authorities conference on 'An effective Regional Policy for Ir. Cork [Details]
Paper read to The Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland.
Paper read to The Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland. [Details]
Gwenda Hurst Memorial Lecture to Association of Geography Teachers of Ireland.
Gwenda Hurst Memorial Lecture to Association of Geography Teachers of Ireland. Dublin [Details]
Paper presented to Conference of Rectors in Ireland Colloquium on 'Ireland (North and South) in the.
Paper presented to Conference of Rectors in Ireland Colloquium on 'Ireland (North and South) in the. NUI Dublin [Details]
Workshop on ''International Perspectives on the LEADER Initiative, Centre for Rural Economy, Univer.
Workshop on ''International Perspectives on the LEADER Initiative, Centre for Rural Economy, Univer. Newcastle [Details]
International Conference on Planning Issues in Marginal Areas.
International Conference on Planning Issues in Marginal Areas. Galway [Details]
Paper presented to Conference of Irish Geographers.
Paper presented to Conference of Irish Geographers. 5t. Patrick's College, Dublin [Details]
Conference of Irish Geographers.
Conference of Irish Geographers. Dublin [Details]
Conference on Rural Development.
Conference on Rural Development. Athlone [Details]
Conference of Irish Geographers.
Conference of Irish Geographers. Maynooth, [Details]
Conference of International Society for Study of Marginal Regions.
Conference of International Society for Study of Marginal Regions. Maynooth [Details]
Lecture to Regional Studies AssociatioConference on 'Dublin: City Region of the Future.
Lecture to Regional Studies AssociatioConference on 'Dublin: City Region of the Future. Dublin [Details]
Paper to conference on Building theFramework for Development : the National Spatial Strategy. Region.
Paper to conference on Building theFramework for Development : the National Spatial Strategy. Region. Tullamore [Details]
Paper to conference on Building theFramework for.
Paper to conference on Building theFramework for. Tullamore [Details]
Regional Science Association Conference.
Regional Science Association Conference. Trinity College, Dublin [Details]
National Economic and Social Council Conference on New Approaches to Rural Development.
National Economic and Social Council Conference on New Approaches to Rural Development. Dublin [Details]
Regional Studies Association Conference on Ireland 2000+ Developing the Regions.
Regional Studies Association Conference on Ireland 2000+ Developing the Regions. [Details]
Conference of Irish Geographers.
Conference of Irish Geographers. Dublin [Details]
XI International Conference on Marginal Regions.
XI International Conference on Marginal Regions. Lillehammer, Norway [Details]
Conference of Irish Geographers.
Conference of Irish Geographers. Limerick [Details]
EuropeanMovement Irish Council Conference on 'Agenda 2000:implications for Ireland'.
EuropeanMovement Irish Council Conference on 'Agenda 2000:implications for Ireland'. Dublin [Details]
Paper to American Conference of Irish Studies 2000 Session on 'Transforming Ireland: the politics of.
Paper to American Conference of Irish Studies 2000 Session on 'Transforming Ireland: the politics of. Limerick [Details]
Conference of International Society for Study of Marginal Regions.
Conference of International Society for Study of Marginal Regions. Wales [Details]
Geographical Society of Ireland Conference on Ireland, Europe and 1992.
Geographical Society of Ireland Conference on Ireland, Europe and 1992. Dublin, [Details]
Geographical Society of Ireland Conference on Geographical Perspectives on Dublin Region.
Geographical Society of Ireland Conference on Geographical Perspectives on Dublin Region. Dublin [Details]
Centre for Local and Regional Development Conference on Local Development.
Centre for Local and Regional Development Conference on Local Development. Maynooth [Details]
Workshop on Transnational Aspects of Local Development.
Workshop on Transnational Aspects of Local Development. Paris [Details]
Paper presented to Conference of Irish Geographers.
Paper presented to Conference of Irish Geographers. St. Patrick's College, Dublin [Details]
Conference of Irish Geographers.
Conference of Irish Geographers. Maynooth [Details]
International Seminar on 'Revitalizing the rural world and land planning',.
International Seminar on 'Revitalizing the rural world and land planning',. Lisbon [Details]
Proceedings of Rural Development.
Walsh, J. A., C. Crowley, and D. Meredith Proceedings of Rural Development. [Invited Oral Presentation], Dublin [Details]
Regional Studies Association (Irish Branch), Conference on Education, Training and Local Economic D.
Regional Studies Association (Irish Branch), Conference on Education, Training and Local Economic D. Dublin [Details]
Conference of Irish Geographers.
Conference of Irish Geographers. Maynooth [Details]
Presentation to Kildare County Enterprise Board.
Presentation to Kildare County Enterprise Board. Newbridge [Details]
Invited seminar presentation, Department of Geography.
Invited seminar presentation, Department of Geography. UCC [Details]
Conference of Irish Geographers.
Conference of Irish Geographers. Dublin [Details]
Conference on 'The Environment - a critical factor in sustainable local development'.
Conference on 'The Environment - a critical factor in sustainable local development'. Kildare [Details]
Conference of International Society for Study of Marginal Regions.
Conference of International Society for Study of Marginal Regions. Maynooth [Details]
Conference of Irish Geographers.
Conference of Irish Geographers. University of Ulster, Coleraine [Details]
National Sustainability Indicators Forum.
National Sustainability Indicators Forum. UCD [Details]
Invited keynote lecture at Annual La Touche Seminar.
Invited keynote lecture at Annual La Touche Seminar. Greystones [Details]
Conference of Irish Geographers,.
Conference of Irish Geographers,. Dublin [Details]
Paper read at meeting of International Society for Study of Marginal Regions.
Paper read at meeting of International Society for Study of Marginal Regions. Inverness [Details]
Institute of European Affairs Conference on Europe of the regions - the future of regional policy.
Institute of European Affairs Conference on Europe of the regions - the future of regional policy. Dublin, [Details]
Paper to Conference of Irish Geographers.
Paper to Conference of Irish Geographers. Queens University,Belfast [Details]
Workshop on Transformations in rural areas in nortwest Europe.
Workshop on Transformations in rural areas in nortwest Europe. University of Groningen [Details]
Conference of Irish Geographers.
Conference of Irish Geographers. Dublin [Details]
Geographical Society of Ireland Conference on Poor People - Poor Places.
Geographical Society of Ireland Conference on Poor People - Poor Places. Maynooth [Details]
Address to The Social StudyConference on Urban Chaos and Rural Decay.
Address to The Social StudyConference on Urban Chaos and Rural Decay. Westport [Details]
Conference of Irish Geographers.
Conference of Irish Geographers. Galway [Details]
Conference of Irish Geographers,.
Conference of Irish Geographers,. NUI, Dublin [Details]
Conference of Irish Geographers.
Conference of Irish Geographers. Galway [Details]
Regional Studies Association international Conference on Regional Futures in Europe.
Regional Studies Association international Conference on Regional Futures in Europe. Gothenburg [Details]
Geographical Society of Ireland Conference on Contemporary Irish Migration.
Geographical Society of Ireland Conference on Contemporary Irish Migration. Dublin [Details]
Conference of Irish Geographers.
Conference of Irish Geographers. Coleraine [Details]
lecture to First Biennial Conference of Irish Association for Contemporary European Studies.
lecture to First Biennial Conference of Irish Association for Contemporary European Studies. Dublin [Details]
Regional Studies Association International Conference on An Enlarged Europe: Regions in Competition.
Regional Studies Association International Conference on An Enlarged Europe: Regions in Competition. Porto Carras, Greece [Details]
Institute of Irish Studies.
Institute of Irish Studies. Liverpool [Details]
Paper presented to Conference ofIrish Geographers.
Paper presented to Conference ofIrish Geographers. St. Patrick's College, Dublin [Details]
Irish Planning Institute Conference on Urban Renewal and Regional Planning.
Irish Planning Institute Conference on Urban Renewal and Regional Planning. Killarney [Details]
Regional Studies Association International Conference on 'Regional Frontiers'.
Regional Studies Association International Conference on 'Regional Frontiers'. Frankfurt [Details]
Conference of Irish Geographers, University of Ulster, Coleraine.
Conference of Irish Geographers, University of Ulster, Coleraine. Coleraine [Details]
Presentation to Leaders' Conlerence on The National Spatial Strategy.
Presentation to Leaders' Conlerence on The National Spatial Strategy. Limerick [Details]
Lecture to Merriman Summer School.
Lecture to Merriman Summer School. Ennistymon [Details]
Seminar presentation to Department of Regional and Urban Planning.
Seminar presentation to Department of Regional and Urban Planning. UCD [Details]
Regional Studies Association Conference on Regional development in an All-Ireland context.
Regional Studies Association Conference on Regional development in an All-Ireland context. Maynooth [Details]
Geographical Society of Ireland Conference on Change and Development in Rural Ireland.
Geographical Society of Ireland Conference on Change and Development in Rural Ireland. Dublin [Details]
Seminar organised by URGE and An Taisce on 'Learning Sustainability by doing'.
Seminar organised by URGE and An Taisce on 'Learning Sustainability by doing'. Birr [Details]
Conference of Irish Geographers.
Conference of Irish Geographers. Cork [Details]
2009 DIT Colloquium on World Class Universities or World Class System?.
(2009) DIT Colloquium on World Class Universities or World Class System?. [Public presentations], The Dublin Region Higher Education Alliance (DRHEA), Dublin [Details]
2009 Shannon Development Conference on Dynamic Regions.
Walsh, J. and Bartley, B. (2009) Shannon Development Conference on Dynamic Regions. [Oral Presentation], International Trends in Spatial Strategy: from the ESPON Programme, Limerick, November [Details]
2009 Irish Scottish Forum for Spatial Planning conference on Rural Planning and Development.
Walsh J and O'Hara, P. (2009) Irish Scottish Forum for Spatial Planning conference on Rural Planning and Development. [Oral Presentation], New Circumstances, New Challenges for Rural Policy in Ireland, Belfast, September [Details]
2009 Irish Planning Institute National Conference on Planning for a Sustainable Economic Future.
(2009) Irish Planning Institute National Conference on Planning for a Sustainable Economic Future. [Oral Presentation], Strategic Spatial Planning for a Smart Economy, Wexford [Details]
2007 Conference of Irish Geographers.
(2007) Conference of Irish Geographers. [Oral Presentation], People and Place: Mapping Ireland's Population, SPCD [Details]
2007 Environment Ireland 2007 Conference Towards 2020: the Environment in Ireland's Future.
(2007) Environment Ireland 2007 Conference Towards 2020: the Environment in Ireland's Future. [Oral Presentation], Spatial Planning for Sustainable Rural Development, Dublin [Details]
2007 Conference of Irish Geographers.
(2007) Conference of Irish Geographers. [Public presentations], Identifying Travel to Work Areas in Ireland: a hierarchical approach, SPCD [Details]
2007 Conference of Irish Geographers.
(2007) Conference of Irish Geographers. [Oral Presentation], Geographically Weighted Regression of Irish farm census data, SPCD [Details]
2007 Conference on Place, Environment and Politics in the Republic of Ireland NIRSA.
Walsh, J. (2007) Conference on Place, Environment and Politics in the Republic of Ireland NIRSA. [Oral Presentation], Political dimensions of spatial planning: the case of the National Spatial Strategy, NUI Maynooth [Details]
2007 Seminar on Rural Transport and Social Inclusion.
Walsh J. (2007) Seminar on Rural Transport and Social Inclusion. [Oral Presentation], The Social and Economic Transformation of Rural Ireland, Comhar Sustainable Development Council Dublin [Details]
2007 Geographical Information Science Research UK Conference, NCG.
Walsh, J. (2007) Geographical Information Science Research UK Conference, NCG. [Public presentations], Commuting Catchments in Ireland: A hierarchical approach using GIS, NUI Maynooth [Details]
2007 Forfas Strategic Planning Seminar.
Walsh J. (2007) Forfas Strategic Planning Seminar. [Oral Presentation], Spatical demographic and socio economic trends: implications for regional development, Portlaoise, October [Details]
2006 Presentation to Agricultural Economics Society of Ireland.
(2006) Presentation to Agricultural Economics Society of Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Rural Ireland 2025: Challenges and Opportunities, University College Dublin [Details]
2005 Conference of Irish Geographers.
(2005) Conference of Irish Geographers. [Oral Presentation], Studying Socio-Demographic Change in Dublin, 1996-2002, NUI Galway [Details]
2005 Presentation to National Economic and Social Council.
(2005) Presentation to National Economic and Social Council. [Oral Presentation], Spatial Trends and Policy Options, Dublin [Details]
2005 ESPON Conference on Competitiveness and Cohesion in Northwest Europe.
(2005) ESPON Conference on Competitiveness and Cohesion in Northwest Europe. [Oral Presentation], Place Competitiveness, London [Details]
2005 Social and Statistical Society of Ireland Quarterly Meeting.
(2005) Social and Statistical Society of Ireland Quarterly Meeting. [Oral Presentation], Origins, Destinations and Catchments: Mapping Travel to Work in Ireland in 2002, Dublin [Details]
2005 Conference of Irish Geographers.
(2005) Conference of Irish Geographers. [Oral Presentation], Modelling Spatial Mobility in Ireland from the 2002 Census, NUI Galway [Details]
2005 Presentation to Senior Managers, Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government.
(2005) Presentation to Senior Managers, Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government. [Oral Presentation], Identification of Hinterlands of NSS Gateways and Hubs and assessment of implications of Regional Population Projections, Dublin, Dublin [Details]
2001 Presentation to Meath County Development Board.
(2001) Presentation to Meath County Development Board. Bettystown, Co Meath , 11-JAN-01 [Details]
2001 NIRSA Seminar.
(2001) NIRSA Seminar. NUI Maynooth , 11-JAN-01 - 11-JAN-01 [Details]
2001 Presentation to Dublin City Development Board.
(2001) Presentation to Dublin City Development Board. Dublin , 06-JAN-01 - 06-MAY-01 [Details]
2001 'Regional Transitions : European Regions and the Challenges of Development, Integration and Enlargem.
Ja Walsh (2001) 'Regional Transitions : European Regions and the Challenges of Development, Integration and Enlargem. Gdansk , 09-JAN-01 [Details]
2001 Presented to the XV1 International Seminar on Marginal Regions.
(2001) Presented to the XV1 International Seminar on Marginal Regions. Alesund - Volda , 08-MAY-01 - 08-DEC-01 [Details]
2001 Presentation to Meath County Development Board.
(2001) Presentation to Meath County Development Board. Ballyconnell, Co Cavan , 05-JAN-01 [Details]
2001 Association of Irish Regions Annual Conference.
(2001) Association of Irish Regions Annual Conference. Monaghan , 10-JAN-01 [Details]
2001 Presentation to Limerick City Development Board.
(2001) Presentation to Limerick City Development Board. Limerick , 04-JAN-01 [Details]
2001 Presentation to Meath County Development Board.
(2001) Presentation to Meath County Development Board. Ballyconnell, Co Cavan , 05-JAN-01 [Details]
2001 UCG/GSI Conference entitled From the Periphery of the Periphery - the role of Galway in Regional an.
(2001) UCG/GSI Conference entitled From the Periphery of the Periphery - the role of Galway in Regional an. Galway , 10-JAN-01 [Details]
2001 Presentation to Nat National Rural Development Forum.
(2001) Presentation to Nat National Rural Development Forum. Ballinlough, Roscommon , 25-MAY-01 [Details]
2001 Presented to Roscommon County Development Board.
(2001) Presented to Roscommon County Development Board. Roscommon , 02-JAN-01 [Details]
2001 Presidential address to Geographical Society of Ireland.
(2001) Presidential address to Geographical Society of Ireland. Trinity College Dublin , 03-JAN-01 - 03-JAN-01 [Details]
2001 Irish Planning Institute National Conference.
(2001) Irish Planning Institute National Conference. Kilkenny , 05-JAN-01 [Details]

Book Review

  Year Publication
2004 Invited review of European Spatial Planning.
Walsh, J. A. (2004) Invited review of European Spatial Planning. Book Review [Details]
2004 Urban-Rural Relations in Europe.
Walsh, J. A. and J. Meldon (2004) Urban-Rural Relations in Europe. Book Review [Details]

Thesis

  Year Publication
2002 *.
(2002) *. University of Sussex, Department of Geography: Thesis [Details]
2002 *.
(2002) *. London Guildhall University, Department of Economics: Thesis [Details]
2001 *.
(2001) *. University of Limerick, School of European Studies: Thesis [Details]
2000 *.
(2000) *. Univ. of Ulster at Jordanstown,2000 School of Public Policy, Economics & Law: Thesis [Details]
1999 *.
(1999) *. University of Limerick,School of European Studies: Thesis [Details]
1998 *.
(1998) *. the Queen's University, Belfast, Department of Economics: Thesis [Details]
1997 *.
(1997) *. School of Environmental Studies, University of Ulster, Coleraine: Thesis [Details]
1997 *.
(1997) *. Dublin City University,School of Business Studies: Thesis [Details]
1995 *.
(1995) *. School of European Studies, University of Limerick: Thesis [Details]

Technical Publication

  Year Publication
2005 Factors in Successful Gateway Development: a review of international experience.
Bartley, B., and Walsh, J. A. (2005) Factors in Successful Gateway Development: a review of international experience. Technical Publication [Details]
2004 Socio-Economic Diversification and interconnectedness of urban and rural areas in Europe.
Walsh, J. A., Schmidt-Thome, K., Stead, D. and Marques De Costa, E. (2004) Socio-Economic Diversification and interconnectedness of urban and rural areas in Europe. Technical Publication [Details]
2004 Household adjustment strategies and trends in Ireland.
Commins, P. and Walsh, J. A. (2004) Household adjustment strategies and trends in Ireland. Technical Publication [Details]
2004 Agricultural and Rural Development Policy in the context of EU Spatial Policy.
Walsh, J.A. (2004) Agricultural and Rural Development Policy in the context of EU Spatial Policy. Technical Publication [Details]
2003 Types of Rural Areas in the Midwest Region and counties Offaly and Kerry.
Walsh, J., Mchugh, C. and O’Brien, M. (2003) Types of Rural Areas in the Midwest Region and counties Offaly and Kerry. Technical Publication [Details]
2002 Le Cheile, An Integrated Strategy for Meath to 2012.
Walsh, J. A., Boyle, G. and Meldon, J. (2002) Le Cheile, An Integrated Strategy for Meath to 2012. Technical Publication [Details]
2001 Criteria for the Spatial Differentiation of the EU Territory: Economic Strength.
Eser, T.W., Benson, L., Craigie, H. and Walsh. J.A. (2001) Criteria for the Spatial Differentiation of the EU Territory: Economic Strength. Technical Publication [Details]
2001 Innovations and Mainstreaming for Sustainability – lessons from local development experiments in Ireland.
Meldon, J., Kenny, M. and Walsh, J. A. (2001) Innovations and Mainstreaming for Sustainability – lessons from local development experiments in Ireland. Technical Publication [Details]
2000 The Irish Urban System and its Dynamics.
Walsh, J. A. (with Brady Shipman Martin Consultants and Fitzpatrick Associates) (2000) The Irish Urban System and its Dynamics. Technical Publication [IR Link] [Details]
2000 Irish Rural Structure and Gaeltacht Areas.
Walsh, J. A., McHugh, C.,  and Fitzpatrick Associates (2000) Irish Rural Structure and Gaeltacht Areas. Technical Publication [IR Link] [Details]
2000 Evaluation of LEADER 11 Programme in Ireland.
Walsh, J. A. (with Brendan Kearney Associates and Fitzpatrick Associates) (2000) Evaluation of LEADER 11 Programme in Ireland. Technical Publication [Details]
2000 Main trends shaping the European territory.
Walsh, J. A., with  M. Bannon, H. Craigie, G. Daly, P. Healey, G. Kafkalas, K. Lapintie, R. Sairinen, F. Schindegger and K. Schmidt-Thome (2000) Main trends shaping the European territory. Technical Publication [Details]

Working Paper

  Year Publication
2006 Rural Typology and Socio-Economic and Demographic Profile of Ballyhoura, Blackwater and Duhallow.
Walsh, J. A., O’Keefe, B. and Walsh, C (2006) Rural Typology and Socio-Economic and Demographic Profile of Ballyhoura, Blackwater and Duhallow. Working Paper [Details]
2006 Rural-Urban Dynamics in Kildare: Socio-economic patterns and trends.
Roche, M,, Walsh, J. A., and Smith, A. (2006) Rural-Urban Dynamics in Kildare: Socio-economic patterns and trends. Working Paper [IR Link] [Details]
2005 Meath in Transition: A Socio-economic profile.
Walsh, J. A., Kavanagh, A., Meldon, J. and Mcelwain, A. (2005) Meath in Transition: A Socio-economic profile. Working Paper [Details]
2002 Dublin City Profile (Dublin County Borough).
Walsh, J., Brady, J. and Mannion, C. (2002) Dublin City Profile (Dublin County Borough). Working Paper [IR Link] [Details]
2002 Data Navigator Report for Ireland, 2002 (Prepared for ESPON Research Programme).
Mannion, C. and Walsh, J. (2002) Data Navigator Report for Ireland, 2002 (Prepared for ESPON Research Programme). Working Paper [IR Link] [Details]
2001 South Dublin County Profile.
Walsh, J., Brady, J. and Mannion, C. (2001) South Dublin County Profile. Working Paper [IR Link] [Details]
2001 Analysis of Economic, Social and Cultural Situation of County Meath.
Walsh, J., Boyle, G. and Feeney, B. (2001) Analysis of Economic, Social and Cultural Situation of County Meath. Working Paper [IR Link] [Details]
2001 Development Trends in County Kildare.
Walsh, J. and O’Brien, M. (2001) Development Trends in County Kildare. Working Paper [IR Link] [Details]
2001 Wicklow at the Millennium – A spatial analysis of development patterns.
Walsh, J. and O'Brien, M. (2001) Wicklow at the Millennium – A spatial analysis of development patterns. Working Paper [IR Link] [Details]
2001 Fingal County Profile.
Walsh, J., Brady, J. and Mannion, C. (2001) Fingal County Profile. Working Paper [IR Link] [Details]
2001 Limerick City Profile.
Walsh, Jim., Feeney, B. and McCafferty, D. (2001) Limerick City Profile. Working Paper [IR Link] [Details]
2001 Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Profile.
Walsh, J., Brady, J. and Mannion, C. (2001) Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Profile. Working Paper [IR Link] [Details]

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
1974 UCD B.A.
1976 McMaster University M.A.
2000 NUI D.Litt