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#Brian Walsh

# brian-walsh - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Foley wants Munster director of rugby who 'has his own opinions'
# New Boss
From The42
# New Boss

Foley wants Munster director of rugby who 'has his own opinions'

Apr 13th 2016, 6:30 AM 7,963 Views 42 Comments

CJ Stander says rumoured candidate Rassie Erasmus is ‘a good guy.’

# brian-walsh - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Just weeks out from the election, a Fine Gael TD has resigned from the Dáil
# Gonezo
# Gonezo

Just weeks out from the election, a Fine Gael TD has resigned from the Dáil

Jan 14th 2016, 5:06 PM 27,842 Views 36 Comments

Brian Walsh had already decided not to contest the election following medical advice.

# brian-walsh - Thursday 16 October, 2014

5 important questions for Munster ahead of the Champions Cup
# Dilemmas
From The42
# Dilemmas

5 important questions for Munster ahead of the Champions Cup

Oct 16th 2014, 7:00 PM 6,639 Views 17 Comments

Back row selections, attacking progress, defensive aggression, Zeebs and the set-piece.

# brian-walsh - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Jones happy with leadership role as Munster prep for 'dangerous' Leinster backs
# Leader
From The42
# Leader

Jones happy with leadership role as Munster prep for 'dangerous' Leinster backs

Oct 2nd 2014, 6:30 AM 3,142 Views 3 Comments

The 27-year-old captained the province for the first time three weeks ago against Treviso.

# brian-walsh - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Keatley comfortable calling the shots in Munster's fresh game plan
# Playmaker
From The42
# Playmaker

Keatley comfortable calling the shots in Munster's fresh game plan

Sep 4th 2014, 7:00 AM 3,936 Views 10 Comments

The 27-year-old has an ongoing issue with osteitis pubis, but says it did not hinder his pre-season training.

# brian-walsh - Friday 29 August, 2014

Walsh banking on balance as Munster's attack moves in new direction
# Game Plan
From The42
# Game Plan

Walsh banking on balance as Munster's attack moves in new direction

Aug 29th 2014, 8:30 AM 5,200 Views 7 Comments

After two years of ‘Penneyball’, Brian Walsh is looking for more variety from the southern province.

# brian-walsh - Friday 8 August, 2014

Munster head coach Foley relishing the pressure of first season
# Axel
From The42
# Axel

Munster head coach Foley relishing the pressure of first season

Aug 8th 2014, 8:15 AM 5,353 Views 8 Comments

‘We have two years – we want to see how far we can go, how good we can be.’

# brian-walsh - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Munster confirm roles for Jerry Flannery and Brian Walsh in Foley's backroom
# Axel Support
From The42
# Axel Support

Munster confirm roles for Jerry Flannery and Brian Walsh in Foley's backroom

May 20th 2014, 5:24 PM 15,601 Views 46 Comments

The ex-hooker will come in as the province’s scrum coach while Walsh takes responsibility for the back-line.

# brian-walsh - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

A Fine Gael TD who voted against the party on abortion is back in the fold
# Hello Again
# Hello Again

A Fine Gael TD who voted against the party on abortion is back in the fold

Apr 30th 2014, 8:26 PM 10,527 Views 42 Comments

Brian Walsh lost the party whip after he voted against the party on the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill – but now he’s back in the party.

# brian-walsh - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Expelled FG TD: Kenny doesn't hold grudges, but decision to readmit me lies with him
# Out In The Cold
# Out In The Cold

Expelled FG TD: Kenny doesn't hold grudges, but decision to readmit me lies with him

Jan 7th 2014, 7:00 PM 7,652 Views 14 Comments

Fine Gael dissident Brian Walsh said he has met with Enda Kenny since his expulsion and that he has a good working relationship with the Taoiseach.

# brian-walsh - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

RA claims Brian Walsh 'said he wouldn't run for FG as long as Enda Kenny is leader'
# Reform Alliance
# Reform Alliance

RA claims Brian Walsh 'said he wouldn't run for FG as long as Enda Kenny is leader'

Oct 2nd 2013, 6:15 AM 5,098 Views 16 Comments

The Reform Alliance claims the Galway West TD was ‘gung-ho’ before later distancing himself from the group of expelled Fine Gael TDs. However, Walsh tells a different story…

# brian-walsh - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

"Reform Alliance wants to undermine Taoiseach" - Brian Walsh
# Rebel Yell
# Rebel Yell

"Reform Alliance wants to undermine Taoiseach" - Brian Walsh

Sep 25th 2013, 5:37 PM 6,151 Views 49 Comments

On hearing the news that his former Fine Gael party colleagues would vote against the abolition of the Seanad, Brian Walsh was less than complimentary.

# brian-walsh - Friday 13 September, 2013

Creighton: 'I don't have any anti-Enda sentiment, I just want to get on with the job'
# Moving On
# Moving On

Creighton: 'I don't have any anti-Enda sentiment, I just want to get on with the job'

Sep 13th 2013, 12:06 PM 6,607 Views 62 Comments

The newly-formed Reform Alliance of Fine Gael members that lost the party whip hopes to come up with some new ideas, something Creighton says is “sorely lacking”.

The politicians formerly known as the Fine Gael rebels are now the Reform Alliance
# Reform Alliance
# Reform Alliance

The politicians formerly known as the Fine Gael rebels are now the Reform Alliance

Sep 13th 2013, 10:20 AM 14,743 Views 111 Comments

Fine Gael TDs expelled from the parliamentary party are forming an alliance ahead of the new Dáil term.

'Politics is no Cinderella game': No way back for Fine Gael rebels, Kehoe insists
# Fine Gael
# Fine Gael

'Politics is no Cinderella game': No way back for Fine Gael rebels, Kehoe insists

Sep 13th 2013, 6:45 AM 3,686 Views 54 Comments

Paul Kehoe has said it’s not nice to have to expel the five TDs and two Senators over the abortion vote but insisted that “politics is no kind of Cinderella game”.

# brian-walsh - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Brian Walsh: 'Seanad abolition is Enda Kenny's baby and I won't go against it'
# Trouble In The Ranks
# Trouble In The Ranks

Brian Walsh: 'Seanad abolition is Enda Kenny's baby and I won't go against it'

Sep 12th 2013, 7:22 PM 5,743 Views 35 Comments

The Fine Gael TD, who lost the party whip, says he will not join a new alliance made up of his fellow party dissidents.

# brian-walsh - Monday 26 August, 2013

Government rules out Fine Gael rebels’ bid to form second Dáil technical group
# Speaking Rights
# Speaking Rights

Government rules out Fine Gael rebels’ bid to form second Dáil technical group

Aug 26th 2013, 10:40 AM 6,494 Views 32 Comments

The government chief whip has told TheJournal.ie that the coalition has no plans to amend Dáil standing orders as some Fine Gael TDs and senators outside of the Fine Gael parliamentary party are seeking to do.

# brian-walsh - Saturday 13 July, 2013

Lucinda Creighton is unlikely to be chosen as a Fine Gael candidate again
# De-selected
# De-selected

Lucinda Creighton is unlikely to be chosen as a Fine Gael candidate again

Jul 13th 2013, 7:30 AM 7,164 Views 38 Comments

Meanwhile Peadar Tóibín’s suspension from Sinn Féin for six months means he is banned from attending all party events.

# brian-walsh - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Four Fine Gael rebels will lose committee memberships... and their offices
# Abortion Vote
# Abortion Vote

Four Fine Gael rebels will lose committee memberships... and their offices

Jul 2nd 2013, 10:19 PM 11,332 Views 75 Comments

Meanwhile, Sinn Féin has said that Peadar Tóibín’s decision to vote against the party on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill is a “serious breach of party rules”.

# brian-walsh - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Walsh: We're being asked to choose between Fine Gael values and Fine Gael
# Abortion Bill
# Abortion Bill

Walsh: We're being asked to choose between Fine Gael values and Fine Gael

Jun 20th 2013, 10:27 PM 6,285 Views 47 Comments

The TD said today that the fact he did not support a motion by Deputy Peter Mathews had led some to believe he did not support a free vote.

# brian-walsh - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Fine Gael TD says he won’t support abortion bill, and neither will nine others
# Abortion
# Abortion

Fine Gael TD says he won’t support abortion bill, and neither will nine others

Jun 19th 2013, 9:10 PM 10,971 Views 225 Comments

Brian Walsh is now the third member of the Fine Gael parliamentary party who has decided to vote against the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill.

# brian-walsh - Monday 29 April, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added Xtra-vision memories
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added Xtra-vision memories

Apr 29th 2013, 7:50 PM 10,117 Views 1 Comment

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Gerry Adams: 'Sinn Féin is not a pro-abortion party'
# Abortion
# Abortion

Gerry Adams: 'Sinn Féin is not a pro-abortion party'

Apr 29th 2013, 5:29 PM 8,790 Views 270 Comments

The Sinn Féin president has called on the government to publish proposed legislation dealing with the X Case.

Fine Gael TD insists he won't support suicide clause in abortion law
# Abortion
# Abortion

Fine Gael TD insists he won't support suicide clause in abortion law

Apr 29th 2013, 9:48 AM 6,364 Views 125 Comments

Brian Walsh says the Oireachtas hearings found abortion cannot treat suicidal ideation – and won’t allow it be included.

# brian-walsh - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

Search for footage of Irish athletes filmed for Hitler underway
# Quest
From The42
# Quest

Search for footage of Irish athletes filmed for Hitler underway

Jan 3rd 2012, 1:30 PM 3,277 Views 16 Comments

Brian Walsh, curator of the County Museum, is conducting the investigation as part of his preparations for an upcoming exhibition.

# brian-walsh - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

Students arrested after occupying Fine Gael TD's constituency office
# Protest
# Protest

Students arrested after occupying Fine Gael TD's constituency office

Nov 30th 2011, 1:54 PM 6,027 Views 74 Comments

Students climbed onto the roof and entered the constituency office of Brian Walsh TD in Galway earlier today.

# brian-walsh - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

Results in after epic 73-hour count in Galway West
# GE11
# GE11

Results in after epic 73-hour count in Galway West

Mar 2nd 2011, 8:14 AM 1,058 Views 0 Comments

The 60,647 votes in Galway West have been counted, counted, and counted again – and elected five TDs this morning.

# brian-walsh - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

All Dáil seats now filled but recount in Galway West with five candidates elected
# GE11
# GE11

All Dáil seats now filled but recount in Galway West with five candidates elected

Mar 1st 2011, 7:58 AM 993 Views 0 Comments

A full recount will get underway in Galway West this afternoon with five candidates already elected but not yet declared.