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  • The C.I.O. industrial survey 

    Brock, C. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1964)
    The industrial survey which is being undertaken by the Committee on Industrial Organisation is of an unusually wide scope, for in this survey all the major industrial sectors in Ireland are being subject to detailed study ...
  • Calendar reform 

    Eason, E.K. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1942)
    The subject of calendar reform became practical politics about twenty years ago, certainly when the League of Nations' Committee sat in the years 1923-1926. From that time till 1937 two forms of calendar were in the ...
  • Canals and waterways of western Europe 

    Montmorency Morris, E. A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1906)
    A history of the waterways of the world would tell a great part of the story of early human migration and the rise and growth of commercial intercourse. In early days, it was by rivers rather than by forest tracks that ...
  • Capital formation, saving and economic progress 

    Whitaker, T. K. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1956)
    In this paper I assemble some facts and considerations regarding the relation of capital formation and saving to the raising of real incomes in Ireland. In other words, my concern is with national development and with some ...
  • Capital in Irish industry 

    Henry, E. W.; Heelan, Louis J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1963)
    This paper presents the results of a first attempt to provide a comprehensive picture of the capital structure of industry in Ireland Up to the present time, there has been no reliable information on such matters as the ...
  • Capital inflows and direct foreign investment in Ireland 1952-1970 

    McAleese, Dermot (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1972)
    The role of foreign capital in activating and sustaining Ireland's post- War economic growth is a subject of compelling interest. The aims of this paper are twofold: first to examine the constituents of the capital inflow, ...
  • The capitalisation of Irish agriculture 

    Johnston, Joseph (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1942)
    The value of a farm from a strictly agricultural point of view is a capitalisation of the income which a purchaser, whose principal occupation is farming, might hope to make in virtue of his ownership as such. In making ...
  • Capitalism and crises 

    Colbert, John P. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1933)
    The paradox of economic distress in the midst of plenty, so prominent in the present depression, appears to be exercising people's minds in a most disturbing manner. The world is apparently glutted with commodities of ...
  • Cartels and syndicates in German industry 

    Oldham, C.H. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1906)
    The object of this paper is to give some account of these German industrial organisations, known as Cartels and Syndicates. I am afraid not many of us in this country paid much attention to them until the question of " ...
  • The case for bimetallism 

    Murphy, Joseph John (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1891)
    The question which this essay is an attempt to answer, may be thus expressed :?What would be the effect on prices, and on the financial and industrial interests of the world in general, if the leading nations of the ...
  • Causes of slow progress of political economy 

    Haughton, Samuel (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1879)
    Political Economy has not of late made progress in public estimation, nor can it be placed in rank, by its most ardent admirers, as a science of which the laws?it may almost be said any one law?are undoubted or capable of ...
  • Celtic migrations 

    Heron, Denis Caulfield (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1853)
    It may be observed that the Celtic races have ever been remarkable for sudden migrations. We do not find them well known to the early historians. Herodotus places them in the extreme West of Europe, beyond the pillars ...
  • Celtic migrations 

    Heron, Denis Caulfield (Dublin Statistical Society, 1853)
    In that remote age of which no personal records remain, but whose history may be derived from the known dispersion of races and languages ? as the geologist, from fragments of rock, traces the events of the primeval ...
  • The Census of Ireland, 1911 (illustrated by lantern slides) 

    Thompson, William J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1913)
    At the outset of this paper I should like first to thank the President and Council of the Statistical Society for the privilege they have accorded me by inviting me to appear before you this evening, and secondly to ...
  • The Census of Population, 1946 

    Lyon, Stanley (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1947)
    At decennial intervals a Census of Population of Ireland (since 1922 the Twenty-Six Counties of Eire) is normally taken. Census date 1946 has been fixed by Order for Sunday, 12th May. A conference was held of representatives ...
  • Centenary of the Societe de Statistique de Paris 

    Lyon, Stanley (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1961)
    The President of the Societe de Statistique de Paris sent the following invitation to the President of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland requesting him, or a deputy on his behalf, to attend at the ...
  • A central criminal court for the county and city of Dublin 

    Molloy, Constantine (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1867)
    Previous to the year 1729 all serious offences, such as treasons or felonies committed in either the city or the county of Dublin, were triable only at the bar of the Court of King's Bench in term time, or under a special ...
  • Changes and trends in our educational system since 1922 

    O Raifeartaigh, T. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1959)
    This is, I think, the first talk on our educational system that has been given here and so, before the statistics of the subject can be usefully considered, a sketch of the structure and history of the system would seem ...
  • Changes in Irish exports (second paper) 

    Oldham, C.H. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1919)
    In a previous Paper (read to this Society on April 26th, 1918) I analysed the figures for the Exports at Irish Ports which have been published by the Department of Agriculture and Technical Instruction for Ireland for ...
  • Changes in Irish exports during twelve years 

    Oldham, C.H. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1919)
    The Statistical Branch of the Department of Agriculture and Technical Instruction for Ireland has been publishing now for twelve years an annual estimate of the "Trade in Imports and Exports at Irish Ports." I propose ...