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 McAvera, '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.
2001, W. J. McCormack, 'The Blackwell Companion to Modern Irish Culture', Blackwell Publishers, Oxford, UK & Malden, USA.
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.
2012, Matthew Potter, 'Limerick City Gallery of Art. A Short History', (booklet), Limerick City Council.
2013, 'Art in Ireland since 1910', Fiona Barber, Reaktion Books, London, ENGLAND.
2014, Oliver Sears, (catalogue foreword), 'Glance', one-person show, Oliver Sears Gallery, Dublin.
2014, Peter Murray and Catherine Marshall (Editors), ‘Art and Architecture of Ireland,’ (Vol V, 20th Century Art and Artists), Royal Irish Academy, Dublin/Yale University Press, USA.
2016, Catherine Marshall, 'From Edge to Edge: 100 Years of County Clare Art', (catalogue essay), Glór, Ennis, Co Clare.
2017, Caoimhin MacGiolla Léith, 'Buzz and Hum', (catalogue essay), two-person show with Richard Gorman, Limerick City Gallery of Art.
2017, Chris Hayes, 'Buzz & Hum', The Visual Artists' News Sheet, May-June.
2019, 'Visible Reminders of Invisible Light', Hunt Museum & Limerick City Museum, Limerick, January-March.