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  • The dangerous and perishing classes 

    Edgar, John (Belfast Social Inquiry Society, 1852)
    If children are allowed to grow up in misery, subject from the cradle to want, wretchedness, and ill usage ? if they are cut off from opportunities of learning religion ? if they hear no word of kindness, experience no ...
  • The debt and taxation of Ireland 

    Murphy, Joseph John (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1864)
    My attention has been directed to the "Report of the Special Committee of the Municipal Council of Dublin on the state of the Public Accounts between Ireland and Great Britain," and I design to lay before you the results ...
  • Decimal money 

    Cherry, Richard R. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1888)
    Nearly every civilized country has already adopted decimalisation, and it is strange to say, that the United Kingdom, and some of its colonies and dependencies, enjoy, with the Ottoman Empire, the proud distinction of ...
  • Decline of the country town 

    Duncan, G. A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1932)
    This paper does not pretend to be anything more than a statistical pursuit of certain queries suggested by Table B in the Preliminary Report of the Census of 1926.
  • The decrease of pauperism, how far the work of the poor. 

    Jordan, Thomas (Dublin Statistical Society, 1857)
    That pauperism by which we mean the amount of the poor supported by the state ? has decreased in this kingdom within the last few years, admits of no doubt. Since the year 1850, the returns of the poor law expenditure ...
  • Decrees by default in civil bill courts in Ireland 

    Carton, R.P. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1906)
    For many years past our Chambers of Commerce and Mercantile Associations have been calling for the establishment in the County Courts of Ireland of a summary power to obtain decrees by default for liquidated demands. ...
  • A deduction from the statistics of crime for the last twelve years 

    Walsh, Richard Hussey (Dublin Statistical Society, 1856)
    Both in ancient and modern times it has been generally believed that want is unfavorable to virtue, and privation (malesuada fames) an incentive to crime. But a counter-theory is now growing up, and becoming, in fact, ...
  • The defects of private bill legislation 

    Malley, George Orme (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1869)
    The great importance of the question of Private Bill Legislation in relation to the growing wants of the community is so vast and so interesting, that it requires no small resolution for anyone, however experienced, to ...
  • Delivering integrated policy and services for children 

    Langford, S. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2007)
    The Irish Public Service has been relatively strong historically in the area of policy formulation. I have come to the conclusion, however, that we are relatively weak when it comes to implementation and many good policies ...
  • Delivery of psychiatric care to those mentally ill in Ireland - proposals for change 

    Walsh, Dermot (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1988)
    A working group was set up by the Minister for Health, Mrs Eileen Desmond TD in October 1981 "to examine the main components, both institutional and community, of the psychiatric services, to assess the existing services, ...
  • Demand analysis in Irish tourism 

    Walsh, Mary (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1997)
    This paper attempts to test conventionally believed hypotheses on a body of relevant data. The study is primarily based on examining the nature of Irish export tourism demand from four of its main generating countries: ...
  • The demographic and socio-economic characteristics of migrants, 1986-1996 

    Punch, Aidan; Finneran, Catherine (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1999)
    In the paper we draw on the following data sources: the censuses of 1986, 1991 and 1996 and the annual Labour Force Surveys (LFSs) for 1987 to 1997. Data from the annual series of population and migration releases are ...
  • Demographic structure in Northern Ireland and its implications for constitutional preference 

    Jardine, Edgar F. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1994)
    An awareness of the dynamics of demographic change is fundamental to the provision of public services and an indispensable weapon in the armoury of the policy-maker. Demographic structure as reflected in the shape of a ...
  • Demographic trends and the future of pensions in the UK 

    Hills, J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2007)
    This article outlines the recommendations of the UK Pensions Commission, and the data and analysis on which they were based, including projections of demographic change, trends in private pension saving, and evolution of ...
  • The demography of ageing and future policy impacts: a Northern Ireland perspective 

    McCrory, Gillian; O'Neill, Naomi; Ijpelaar, Jos; Marshall, David (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 2011)
    The Northern Ireland population is ageing as a result of long-term falls in fertility rates and long-term improvements in mortality rates. This will create changes in the make-up of the Northern Ireland population. Most ...
  • The dependence of national wealth on the social and sanatory state of the labouring classes 

    Hogan, William (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1849)
    In the year 1841, public attention was called to the duration of infantile life in the North Dublin Union Workhouse; about the same period Mr. Willis was elected a guardian, and he entered on his duties impressed with ...
  • The depositors in the Tipperary Bank, and the cost of proving wills and distributing small assets in Ireland 

    Hancock, W. Neilson (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1882)
    On the 16th of February, 1856, occurred one of the most serious calamities in Irish affairs in the past half century?the failure of the Tipperary Bank, consequent on the frauds of John Sadlier. In the Annals of our Time ...
  • A description of some leases based on the principle of parliamentary tenant-right 

    McDonnell, James (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1879)
    Sir George Campbell, in an admirable pamphlet published in June, 1869, points out with great clearness the de facto state of land tenure in Ireland. He shows that although the legal conditions were at that time substantially ...
  • A description of the system of registration and transfer of land titles and securities in the Canton Vaud 

    O'Brien, Murrough (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1890)
    The introduction of a Land Transfer Bill for England, and of a Bill to establish Local Registries of Title in Ireland, mark a distinct advance in public opinion on this important question, which, though often the subject ...
  • The design of a new industrial strategy 

    Kennedy, Kieran A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1983)
    The publication of the Telesis Report (1982) occurs at a critical time for the Irish economy. Over the next few years the growth of domestic and foreign markets is likely to be sluggish. A satisfactory growth of manufacturing ...