Jason Walsh

Jason Walsh is a reporter based in Dublin and Belfast. He is Ireland correspondent of the Christian Science Monitor and has contributed to The Irish Times, The Irish Examiner, The Guardian, The Sunday Times, The Sunday Business Post, USA Today and other newspapers. He has appeared on Russia Today, and Newstalk and Spin radio in Ireland and speaks regularly on journalism and current affairs.

Jason Walsh writes here in a personal capacity.

Jason Walsh’s Dispatches

  1. More Western Meddling: The Last Thing Egypt Needs

    A report by Jason Walsh, 2:36 p.m. August, 15 2013

    Fighting continues on the streets of Cairo and the death toll from the military massacre has risen to over 600. It wasn't supposed to be like this. But, then again, ...

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  2. Public Private Priests

    A report by Jason Walsh, 12:02 p.m. August, 7 2013

    Print subscribers will already know all about abortion law in Ireland and the various campaigns to amend it one way or the other.

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  3. Shut Up The Lot Of You

    A report by Jason Walsh, 12:05 p.m. August, 4 2013

    In case you didn't know it's "hashtag Twitter silence" day, the special day of the year when Really Important People keep their opinions to themselves.

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  4. I Predict A Riot

    A report by Jason Walsh, 5:24 p.m. August, 3 2013

    Northern Ireland's riot season was short-lived this summer, but it will never go away.

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  5. Papal Bull, Again

    A report by Jason Walsh, 12:27 p.m. July, 29 2013

    Who am I to judge gay people, asked the Pontiff.

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  6. Abort, Abort!

    A report by Jason Walsh, 7:33 a.m. July, 26 2013

    Ireland's tiny president, Michael D. Higgins, has called together a Council of State to deliberate on a recent vote to legalize abortion in limited circumstances.

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  7. Pope Francis' Socialism Of Fools

    A report by Jason Walsh, 10:13 a.m. July, 25 2013

    Like a pre-modern George Monbiot, Pope Francis has once again lambasted capitalism. And like Monbiot and his ilk, he is lambasting precisely the wrong parts of capitalism: the good bits.

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  8. The Pope Can Go Climb A Rope

    A report by Jason Walsh, 6:18 a.m. July, 12 2013

    Esquire might think Francis is "kind of awesome." I don't.

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  9. The Morsi Code

    A report by Jason Walsh, 8:36 a.m. July, 5 2013

    And... he's outta there!

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  10. Yes, Officer, Both Those Passports are Mine

    A report by Jason Walsh, 6:56 a.m. June, 20 2013

    The G8 was a whole lot of nothing. I know. I was there.

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