Recent Submissions

  • Weights and measures after the war 

    Stanuell, Charles A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1917)
    In my judgment the United Kingdom will be successful in the present awful struggle, but the country will suffer great injury to many trades and manufactures. We shall also be liable for enormous debts contracted in ...
  • Trades boards as a means of adjusting wages disputes and promoting trade interests 

    O'Connell, John Robert (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1919)
    In a time like the present, when the differences between Capital and Labour appear to be more than ordinarily acute, it seems opportune to invite the attention of this Society to those Acts of Parliament, some of ...
  • The study of Irish economic history 

    Chart, D.A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1919)
    The subject of this evening's paper is not one which has frequently attracted the attention of members of this society. This is regrettable in many ways. Often a proper treatment of disease is impossible without an ...
  • State insurance and mother's pensions 

    Dickie, Alfred (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1919)
    Mr. President, Ladies and Gentlemen, the subject that I wish to bring before you this evening is one of great interest to the public in general, and especially to a Society like this. From the statistics supplied from ...
  • Irish banks and amalgamation 

    Kelly, Richard J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1919)
    British and with them, of course, Irish Banks are now face to face with an unprecedented and, for them, very anxious condition of things, and British and Irish Banking may in a sense be thought to be nearing a crisis. ...
  • A Ministry of Public Health for Ireland 

    Cox, Michael F. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1919)
    Never, perhaps, so much as now has it been fully realised that the most important and most enduring wealth of a State depends upon the health and strength, the strong arms and trained brains of a people. Men of the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Our society: its aims and achievements (1847-1919) 

    Millin, S. Shannon (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1919)
    On the 22nd November, 1847, a number of gentlemen met in the Royal Irish Academy, Grafton Street,when it was unanimously resolved, on the motion of Captain T. A. Larcom, R.E.: "That a Society be established to be called ...
  • Fifty years vital statistics in Ireland 

    Thompson, William J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1919)
    With the permission and approval of the Council I am bringing forward for the Presidential Address the subject of Irish Vital Statistics, and as the General Register Office was established for the registration of births ...
  • The limitations of school 

    Brown, Sparkhall (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1919)
    During the past two years two papers on Educational topics have been read to this Society, one by Mr. Williamson entitled "Post-War Functions of Commercial Education," and the other by Mr. Ryan on "The Preparation of ...
  • 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 ...
  • The finance of the war 

    Thompson, Newman (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1919)
    This paper naturally divides itself into three sections:? (1) The financial steps taken at the outbreak of war; (2) The methods by which the expenditure of the war have been met; and (3) Some observations upon the facts ...
  • On the recent action of the state with regard to venereal disease 

    McWeeney, E.J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1919)
    "Syphilis and Gonorrhoea, respectively, the more serious and the less serious of those diseases, bear names which from the principle of association sound evilly to the ear. So, to, does the expression 'venereal disease,' ...
  • Infant mortality and the Notification of Births Acts, 1907, 1915 

    Lawson, William (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1919)
    This subject was referred to in a paper on "Child Life as a National Asset," read before the Society by Mr. Shannon Millin on December 17th, 1915, but as a good deal of information on the subject was forthcoming ...
  • The foundations of colonial self-government 

    O'Connell, John Robert (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1917)
    The assembling of representatives of the self-governing Dominions and of India for the Second Imperial Conference, which is now taking place in London, has suggested to me the propriety of inviting the attention of this ...
  • The duty of the state towards the pauper children of Ireland 

    Millin, S. Shannon (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1912)
    It is not without many misgivings that I approach the subject of pauperism, on which is dependent to so large an extent the social prosperity of the Irish people. The subject has been discussed in various aspects from ...

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