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#Jim Walsh

# jim-walsh - Thursday 10 December, 2015

'The abortion holocaust': Senator condemned for 'horrific' language
# Seanad
# Seanad

'The abortion holocaust': Senator condemned for 'horrific' language

Dec 10th 2015, 5:29 PM 26,730 Views 206 Comments

Jim Walsh has drawn condemnation for remarks made in the Seanad earlier.

Senator Jim Walsh tells Senator Ivana Bacik to "get treatment for haemorrhoids"
# Bottom Line
# Bottom Line

Senator Jim Walsh tells Senator Ivana Bacik to "get treatment for haemorrhoids"

Dec 10th 2015, 2:41 PM 28,519 Views 79 Comments

Really, he actually said that.

# jim-walsh - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Is Fianna Fáil really completely opposed to abortion?
# Analysis
# Analysis

Is Fianna Fáil really completely opposed to abortion?

Oct 27th 2015, 2:30 PM 10,565 Views 81 Comments

Analysis: Micheál Martin has said Fianna Fáil “are not going there” on the 8th Amendment.

# jim-walsh - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Politicians tell us why they're voting Yes or No
# Marriage Referendum
# Marriage Referendum

Politicians tell us why they're voting Yes or No

May 17th 2015, 1:30 PM 27,460 Views 238 Comments

Do you support same-sex marriage?

# jim-walsh - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Senator suggests marriage referendum money better spent testing gay people for HIV
# Controversial
# Controversial

Senator suggests marriage referendum money better spent testing gay people for HIV

Mar 31st 2015, 7:38 PM 29,894 Views 157 Comments

Senator Jim Walsh told the Seanad the idea was put to him by a gay man he met last weekend.

# jim-walsh - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Conservative senator Jim Walsh resigns from Fianna Fáil parliamentary party
# Marriage Ref
# Marriage Ref

Conservative senator Jim Walsh resigns from Fianna Fáil parliamentary party

Mar 26th 2015, 4:30 PM 13,283 Views 94 Comments

He does not agree with certain aspects of new family law.

# jim-walsh - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Senator warns against encouraging gay people to believe "sameness" achievable
# Harmful
# Harmful

Senator warns against encouraging gay people to believe "sameness" achievable

Mar 25th 2015, 10:21 PM 27,068 Views 180 Comments

Encouraging LGBT people to believe full equivalence is possible will “only cause more harm than good to them” he said.

# jim-walsh - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

The Brian Crowley debacle is yet another blow to Micheál Martin's authority
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

The Brian Crowley debacle is yet another blow to Micheál Martin's authority

Jun 25th 2014, 11:01 AM 6,382 Views 32 Comments

Analysis: Defiance of the party leader is now a common occurrence in Fianna Fáil and it’s not good in the long run for the former Cabinet minister.

# jim-walsh - Sunday 6 October, 2013

‘Fannies’, ‘prats’ and ‘clowns’: 10 bizarre moments from the 24th Seanad
# Oireachtas Retorts
# Oireachtas Retorts

‘Fannies’, ‘prats’ and ‘clowns’: 10 bizarre moments from the 24th Seanad

Oct 6th 2013, 8:30 AM 8,830 Views 44 Comments

From the Justice Minister’s laughing fit, to Jim Walsh’s controversial comments on abortion. Say what you like about the chamber’s effectiveness; so far the current crop of senators have been anything but boring.

# jim-walsh - Thursday 18 July, 2013

'Disgusting and insensitive': Fianna Fáil senators condemn... Fianna Fáil senators
# Abortion Debate
# Abortion Debate

'Disgusting and insensitive': Fianna Fáil senators condemn... Fianna Fáil senators

Jul 18th 2013, 10:17 PM 13,996 Views 96 Comments

Meanwhile, the Seanad has passed committee stage of the abortion bill by 33 votes to 14 meaning it moves to its final stages next week.

Video: Labour senator in emotional appeal over graphic abortion language
# Abortion
# Abortion

Video: Labour senator in emotional appeal over graphic abortion language

Jul 18th 2013, 2:05 PM 6,727 Views 231 Comments

Tensions are running high in the Seanad as the debate on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill continues.

# jim-walsh - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Senator Jim Walsh criticised for abortion description
# Abortion
# Abortion

Senator Jim Walsh criticised for abortion description

Jul 17th 2013, 4:20 PM 12,341 Views 353 Comments

Walsh says his graphic description was based on the evidence of a US doctor who had carried out over 1,200 abortions.

# jim-walsh - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Here are the 15 senators who opposed the abortion legislation
# Abortion Vote
# Abortion Vote

Here are the 15 senators who opposed the abortion legislation

Jul 16th 2013, 5:27 PM 10,762 Views 54 Comments

There was opposition from Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and independent senators as the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill passed second stage in the upper house today.

Fianna Fáil senator: 'I oppose this legislation because it is anti-women'
# Abortion
# Abortion

Fianna Fáil senator: 'I oppose this legislation because it is anti-women'

Jul 16th 2013, 4:32 PM 5,979 Views 52 Comments

Jim Walsh was among those to contribute to the continuing debate on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill this afternoon.

# jim-walsh - Monday 24 June, 2013

Pro-life TDs and Senators to host cross-party meeting ahead of abortion vote
# Abortion
# Abortion

Pro-life TDs and Senators to host cross-party meeting ahead of abortion vote

Jun 24th 2013, 2:33 PM 5,902 Views 122 Comments

A number of TDs and Senators have organised a cross-party meeting for colleagues tomorrow evening, billing it as “one of the last occasions to discuss one of the most important decisions of your political life with like-minded colleagues”.

# jim-walsh - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Revealed: At least 6 Fianna Fáil TDs and most senators to oppose abortion bill
# Abortion
# Abortion

Revealed: At least 6 Fianna Fáil TDs and most senators to oppose abortion bill

Jun 8th 2013, 8:15 AM 6,562 Views 91 Comments

With a free vote, at least a dozen TDs and senators from the main opposition party are likely to oppose the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill, according to a survey carried out by TheJournal.ie.

# jim-walsh - Saturday 27 April, 2013

Laws will make abortion ‘pervasive’ in Ireland: Warning from pro-life TDs
# Abortion
# Abortion

Laws will make abortion ‘pervasive’ in Ireland: Warning from pro-life TDs

Apr 27th 2013, 7:45 AM 10,680 Views 362 Comments

A cross-party group from both sides of the border says real-life examples illustrate the ‘floodgates’ effect.

# jim-walsh - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Seanad rejects motion calling for Pope visit to Ireland
# Papal Visit
# Papal Visit

Seanad rejects motion calling for Pope visit to Ireland

Feb 9th 2012, 8:33 PM 5,029 Views 103 Comments

Fianna Fáil Senator Jim Walsh said he was “extremely disappointed” that the motion had been defeated.