The work of Samuel Walsh has been written about or illustrated in the following publications:
1989, Aidan Dunne, 'The Arena Paintings 1987-1989', (catalogue essay) one-person show, Limerick City Gallery of Art.
1990, 'A New Tradition: Irish Art of the Eighties', Aidan Dunne, Modernism & Abstraction, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin.
1991, Brian MacAvera, 'Parable Island', Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool, ENGLAND.
1997, Dorothy Walker, 'Modern Art in Ireland', The Lilliput Press, Dublin.
2000, Caoimhín Mac Giolla Léith, 'Drawings 1982-2000', (catalogue essay) one-person show, University College Cork.
2003, Mark Ewart, 'Ambit', (catalogue essay) one-person show, Limerick City Gallery of Art.
2004, 'In the time of shaking', Irish Museum of Modern Art, Amnesty Ireland.
2006, Róisín Kennedy, 'National Self-Portrait Collection Vol 2', University of Limerick.
2006, 'Art in State Buildings 1995-2005', Office of Public Works.
2007, John Daly, 'I paint, therefore I am', Selected Work (catalogue essay) one-person show, Hillsboro Fine Art, Dublin.
2007, Irish Arts Review, Winter edition, Vol 24, No 4, 'The Boundaries of Abstraction', interview with Brian McAvera.
2007, John Hayes, 'The Divine Comedy', (catalogue essay) one-person show, also with introduction to the exhibition by Samuel Walsh, Limerick City Gallery of Art.
2010, Robert O'Byrne, 'Dictionary of Living Irish Artists', Plurabelle Publishing Ltd., Dublin.
2011, Gemma Tipton, 'In another language,' (catalogue essay) one-person show, 'The Coercion of Substance', VISUAL, Carlow.
2011, Irish Arts Review, Autumn edition, Vol 28, No 3, Catherine Marshall, 'The coercion of substance'.
2012, 'Into the Light', Arts Council of Ireland/An Chomhairle Ealaíon.
2014, Peter Murray and Catherine Marshall (Editors), ‘Art and Architecture of Ireland,’ (Vol V, 20th Century Art and Artists), Royal Irish Academy, Dublin.