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  • A half century of fertiliser and lime use in Ireland 

    Walsh, T.; Ryan, P. F.; Kilroy, J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1957)
    The importance of a satisfactory supply of nutrient elements and lime, in soils, is now universally recognised as one of the major factors in crop production. When a crop, either tillage or pasture, is harvested from a ...
  • Health services - a critical appraisal 

    Jessop, W. J. E. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1963)
    The designing of a health service involves exercises in economics and administration as well as in medicine and the relation between all three is so intimate that the best results can only be obtained if the planners ...
  • HealthStat: measuring the performance of the Irish public health service 

    Turner, Mark (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2009)
    HealthStat is a tool for measuring the performance of the Irish public health service. It consists of a data collection process, the production of performance statistics in graphical dashboard format and a monthly ...
  • Higher education participation in Northern Ireland 

    Osborne, Robert (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1999)
    This paper seeks to provide an overview of higher education participation in Northern Ireland. The aims are to set out quantitatively, the main dimensions of participation located within a comparative United Kingdom (UK) ...
  • Hill land utilisation in Ulster 

    Symons, Leslie (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1956)
    This paper examines the use of hill land in Ulster at the present time, with particular emphasis on the improvements being undertaken to reduce the gap between present and potential productivity and with consideration of ...
  • Historical Memoirs with portraits; [compiled] by S. Shannon Millin 

    SSISI; Millin, Samuel Shannon (Dublin : E. Ponsonby, 1920)
  • History and development of Irish population censuses 

    Linehan, T. P. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1992)
    This year, 1991, was a Census year and marked one hundred and fifty years since the "Great Population Census" of 1841 was taken. I thought an appropriate way to remember that historic event would be to look briefly at ...
  • The history of Belfast shipbuilding 

    Oldham, C.H. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1912)
    It is always interesting, and usually difficult, to explain why a great industry has taken root and prospered in one locality rather than in another. But in the case of the Belfast shipbuilding industry the explanation ...
  • Homestead laws 

    Bastable, C. F. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1888)
    The present paper aims at giving a concise account of the origin and development of the Homestead Laws of the United States, with notices of similar legislation to be found elsewhere. It next considers the practical ...
  • Housing 

    Doyle, Daniel S. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1915)
    In selecting as the title of my paper the one word "Housing" I have done so with the object of conveying at the outset that my purpose is to bring before the Society for its consideration in a general way the subject ...
  • Housing equity withdrawal, property bubbles and consumption 

    Lydon, Reamonn; O'Hanlon, Niall (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2012)
    At the peak of the recent property boom, housing equity withdrawal, or ?top-up" loans, accounted for around one-third of residential mortgage loans issued. This collateral-based lending was typically issued at a significant ...
  • Housing for the future: a case for change 

    Aidan, Hayden (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2005)
    There is evidence to suggest that housing over recent decades has not received the attention it deserves from policy makers. Policy can at best be described as ad hoc and reactive, based on a general assumption that ...
  • Housing in Dublin: report of Committee on Control and Improvement of Tenement Houses 

    Committee on Control and Improvement of Tenement Houses (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1914)
    The improvement of the Housing Conditions of the working classes in Dublin, dealt with in the Report of the Departmental Committee of the Local Government Board for Ireland, can be effected in two ways - 1) improving ...
  • Housing in Ireland: philosophy, affordability and access 

    Drudy, P. J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2007)
    This paper argues that Ireland?s housing problems stem in part from a particular philosophical orientation which supports the ?commodification? of housing and gives strong encouragement to private market provision of housing ...
  • The housing of the people of Ireland during the period 1841-1901 

    Matheson, Robert E. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1906)
    I purpose this evening presenting to the Society a short review of the results of the inquiries made at each successive decennial Census from 1841, into the class of Houses in Ireland, and the accommodation afforded by ...
  • The housing of the people, with special reference to Dublin 

    Dawson, Charles (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1906)
    There is no necessity to apologize for introducing this subject to the notice of the Society. It fills 'the public mind almost beyond any other domestic question. We know, from recent utterances, 'that it occupies the ...
  • Housing of the rural population in Ireland 

    Synnott, Nicholas J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1906)
    It is generally supposed that the question of the housing of agricultural and other labourers in rural districts, which was dealt with in piecemeal and desultory fashion last Session, is now receiving the earnest and ...
  • The housing problem in Ireland and Great Britain and the essentials of its solution 

    Maguire, Joseph (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1925)
    The aim of the present paper is to focus public opinion on the Housing Question, to press its urgency, and to appeal for individual and collective effort to aid in utilising fully the liberal provisions made by the ...
  • Housing supply in Ireland since 1990: The role of costs and regulation 

    Lyons, Ronan C. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Statistical Society of Ireland, 2015)
    Housing has been central to both global and Irish economic fortunes in the past generation and was a major contributory factor in the Great Recession. Recently, greater attention has been paid around the world to the ...
  • The human factor in industry 

    Keane, John (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1941)
    I do ask you to interpret industry in its widest sense as covering not merely factories and organised business but human relations in all professions and individual occupations. Almost all the real difficulties of life ...