1. Walsh, C., Sielker, F., Smith, G. & Crawford, J. (eds.) (2022) Planning for Sea Spaces I: Processes, Practices and Future Perspectives, Planning Practice and Research (special issue on marine spatial planning).
  2. Tubridy, F., Walsh, Lennon, M. & Scott, M. (2022) Contextualising coastal management and adaptation: Examining situated practices and path dependencies in Ireland and Germany, Ocean and Coastal Management, 220, 106095,
  3. Döring, M. Walsh, C. & Ratter, B. (2022) Emplaced climate imaginaries: The regional construction of climate futures on the German Wadden Sea Coast, Geoforum,


  1. Döring, M., Walsh, C. & Egberts, L. (2021) Beyond nature and culture: relational perspectives on the Wadden Sea landscape, Maritime Studies (introduction to special issue),
  2. Walsh, C. (2021) Protected area management in a post-natural world: negotiated governance at the Danish Wadden Sea, Maritime Studies,
  3. Walsh, C. (2021) Transcending Land-Sea Dichotomies through Strategic Spatial Planning, Regional Studies (online first),
  4. Walsh, C. (2021) Best Practice in Maritime Spatial Planning: Towards Mutually Beneficial Outcomes for Fishers, Renewable Energy Production and Marine Conservation, commissioned by Grace O’ Sullivan MEP / Greens / EFA in the European Parliament, download here.
  5. Walsh, C., Kangler, G. Schaffert, M. (eds.) (2021) Landschaftsbilder und Landschaftsverständnisse in Politik und Praxis, Wiesbaden: Springer VS.
  6. Walsh, C. (2021) Zwischen ‘Ruhe’ und ‘Unberührtheit’: Landschaftsbilder am Wattenmeer im internationalen Vergleich in Walsh, C., Kangler, G. Schaffert, M. (eds.) Landschaftsbilder und Landschaftsverständnisse in Politik und Praxis, Wiesbaden: Springer VS.


  1. Galdies, C., Bellerby, R., Canuc, C., … Walsh, C. & Guerra, R. (2020) European policies and legislation targeting ocean acidification in European Waters – current state, Marine Policy, 118, art. 103947,
  2. Walsh, C. (2020) Conference Report: Spatial Strategies at the Land-Sea Interface: Rethinking Maritime Spatial Planning – University of Hamburg, 11-13th September 2019, Town Planning Review 91, (3), 343-348,
  3. Walsh, C. (2020) Landscape Imaginaries and the Protection of Dynamic Nature at the Wadden Sea, Rural Landscapes: Society, Environment, History, 7 (1), 1-20,


  1. Walsh, C. (2019) Brexit Geographies: Spatial Imaginaries and Relational Territorialities on the Island of Ireland, Irish Geography 52(2), 137-152,
  2. Walsh, C. & Rafferty, G. (2019) (eds.) Creating Spaces for Cooperation: Crossing Borders and Boundaries before and after Brexit, Irish Geography (Guest edited special issue and introduction to special issue) 52(2), 127-135,
  3. Walsh, C. (2019) Integration of Expertise or Collaborative Practice? Coastal Management and Climate Adaptation at the Wadden Sea, Ocean and Coastal Management, 167, 78-86
  4. Walsh, C. & Kannen, A. (2019) Spatial Planning at Sea: Shifting Planning Practices at the North Sea Coast of Germany, Raumforschung und Raumordnung: Spatial Research and Planning, 77, (2) 147-164,
  5. Ratter, B. M. W. & Walsh C. (2019) Küstenlandschaften, in Kühne, O. et al. (Hrsg.) Handbuch Landschaft, Wiesbaden: Springer VS, 699-710,
  6. Walsh, C. (2018) Metageographies of Coastal Management: Negotiating Spaces of Nature and Culture at the Wadden Sea, Area, 50, (2), 177-185.
  7. Walsh C. & Döring M. (2018) Cultural Geographies of Coastal Change, Area, 50, (2), 146-149 (introduction to guest-edited special section),


  1. Gerkensmeier, B., Ratter, B. M. W., Vollmer, M. & Walsh C. (2017) Managing coastal risks at the Wadden Sea: a societal perspective, Disaster Prevention and Management (early view)
  2. Köpsel, V., Walsh, C. & Leyshon, C. (2016) Landscape narratives in practice: implications for climate change adaptation, Geographical Journal, 183, (2), doi:10.1111/geoj.12203
  3. Walsh, C., Creamer, C. & Driscoll, J. (2016) Applying the Functional Territories Concept: Planning Beyond Boundaries, ICLRD Briefing Paper Series, Paper 13, International Centre for Local and Regional Development,
  4. Walsh, C., (2015) Creating a Space for Cooperation: Soft Spaces, Spatial Planning and Territorial Cooperation on the Island of Ireland. In: Allmendinger, P., Haughton, G., Knieling J., Othengrafen, F. (Eds.), Soft Spaces in Europe: Re-negotiating Governance, Boundaries and Borders, London: Routledge, 192-212.
  5. Walsh, C., Jacuniak-Suda, M., Knieling, J., (2015) Soft Spaces across the Fehmarnbelt: Territorial Re-shaping and Transnational Region-building. In: Allmendinger, P., Haughton, G., Knieling J., Othengrafen, F. (Eds.), Soft Spaces in Europe: Re-negotiating Governance, Boundaries and Borders, London: Routledge, 151-173.
  6. Jacuniak-Suda, M., Walsh, C.,  Knieling, J., (2015) Soft Spaces in the Metropolitan Region of Hamburg. In: Allmendinger, P., Haughton, G., Knieling J., Othengrafen, F. (Eds.), Soft Spaces in Europe: Re-negotiating Governance, Boundaries & Borders. Routledge, London, 45-76.


  1. Walsh C. (2014) Rethinking the Spatiality of Spatial Planning: Methodological Territorialism and Metageographies, European Planning Studies, 22, (2), 306-322.
  2. Haselsberger, B., Herschel, T. & Walsh, C. (2014) Debating Borders, Regions, Seaford, England: Regional Studies Association.
  3. Walsh, C., & Knieling. J., (2014). Planungswissenschaftliche Ansätze für ein Nachhaltiges Landmanagement, Diskussionspapier des Wissenschaftlichen Begleitvorhabens (Modul B): Innovative Systemlösungen für ein nachhaltiges Landmanagement, BMBF Förderschwerpunkt Nachhaltiges Landmanagement,
  4. Walsh, C. & Williams, B. (2013) Regional Governance and Metropolitan-Hinterland Relations: The Case of the Dublin City-Region, Administration, 61, (3), 133-153.
  5. Allin, S. & Walsh, C. (2013) Avrupa Kent-Bölgelerinde Stratejik Mekânsal Planlama: Paralel Süreçler mi Farklılaşan Yörüngeler mi?  Planlama, 23 (3), 111-124 (translation: Dr. Savaş Zafer Şahin). (English title: Strategic Spatial Planning in European City-Regions: Parallel Processes or Divergent Trajectories?).
  6. Walsh C. (2012) Spatial Planning and Territorial Governance: Managing Urban Development in a Rapid Growth Context, Urban Research and Practice, 5, 1, 44-61.
  7. Walsh, C. (2012) Policy and Planning Brief:  The Territorial Agenda of the European Union 2020, Planning Theory and Practice, 13, (3). 493-496.
  8. Walsh, C. (2012) River Basin Management and Spatial Planning: Prospects for Integration and Cross-Border Cooperation, Borderlands: The Journal of Spatial Planning on the Island of Ireland, 2, 87-92.
  9. Walsh, C. & Allin S. (2012) Strategic Spatial Planning: Responding to Diverse Territorial Development Challenges: Towards an Inductive-Comparative Approach, International Planning Studies, 17, (4), 377-395.
  10. Walsh, C. & Kitchin, R. (2012) Supporting Evidence-Informed Spatial Planning in Ireland: A Research Perspective, Pleanáil, Issue 18, 75-89, Dublin, Irish Planning Institute.
  11. Walsh, C., Blair, N., Hetherington, J. & Driscoll, J. (2012) Towards A Spatial Monitoring Framework for the Island of Ireland: A Scoping Study, Armagh: International Centre for Local and Regional Development.
  12. Creamer, C, Walsh, C., Hetherington, Gleeson, J. Driscoll, J. & Blair, N. (2012) Sustainable Spatial Development: River Basin Management, Development Plans and Their Implication for Future Development, Armagh: International Centre for Local and Regional Development.
  13. ESPON INTERSTRAT: (2012) ESPON in Integrated Territorial Strategies: Final Report, (named author).
  14. Williams, B. & Convery, S.  (2012) Urban Environment Project, STRIVE Report Series No.92, Wexford: Environmental Protection Agency (named author).
  15. Walsh C. (2012) The Elbe River Basin District: Integrated Cross Border Management in Practice, Armagh: International Centre for Local and Regional Development.


  1. Walsh, J. & Walsh C. (2010) The Conditions Necessary for Gateway Development and the Role of Smaller Gateways in Economic Development, ICLRD Briefing Paper Series, Paper 3, International Centre for Local and Regional Development,
  2. Williams, B., Walsh, C. & Boyle, I. (2010) The Development of the Functional Urban Region of Dublin: Implications for Regional Development Markets and Planning, Journal of Irish Urban Studies, 7-9, p. 5-30.
  3. McInerney, D. O. & Walsh, C. (2009) Spatial Distribution of Urban Land-Use Change in the Dublin City-region: 1990-2006, Irish Geography, 42, 2, 207-223.
  4. Walsh, C. & Walsh, J. (2008) Demographic and Socio-economic Change in Ireland: A Spatial Perspective, Scottish Affairs, 64, 53-66.
  5. Walsh, J. (2007) (ed) People and Place: A Census Atlas of the Republic of Ireland. Maynooth: NIRSA (first author of five chapters).
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