Recent Submissions

  • The new local bodies and the new Department of Agriculture and Technical Education and the development of the resources of Ireland 

    Dawson, Charles (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1900)
    Two classes of bodies have been lately created by the present Government. One class by the Local Government Act of 1898, and the other by the Act which established the Department of Agriculture and Technical Instruction ...
  • Economic development in Ireland 

    Oldham, C.H. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1900)
    In laying before the members of this Society some considerations regarding the very wide subject of "Economic Development in Ireland," I have in view the situation created by the Agriculture and Technical Instruction ...
  • A review of the economic and social condition of Ireland 

    Todhunter, Joseph (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1899)
    Several of my predecessors in the office of President have taken as the subject-matter of their addresses a review of the economic and social condition of Ireland as revealed to us in the statistics furnished by the ...
  • The liability of married women to income tax 

    Lawson, William (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1899)
    I desire to call attention to the anomalous state of the law as regards the liability of married women to Income Tax. The statute which regulates this liability is Section 45 of the Income Tax act of 1842(5 & 6 Viet., ...
  • Over-taxation and local expenditure in Ireland 

    Synnott, Nicholas J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1899)
    The speech delivered by Mr. Arthur Balfour in the House of Commons on the 5th July, 1898, has evidently been considered a particularly effective and unanswerable reply to the financial demands of Ireland, for it was not ...
  • Irish Private Bill Legislation: a tribunal 

    Samuels, Arthur W. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1899)
    The demands which the Irish Local Government Bill made upon the time of Parliament last session rendered it impossible to expect that the Government could introduce the bill for the reform of Irish Private Bill Legislation, ...
  • Crime, and how best to attack it. 

    Daly, E.D. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1897)
    This short paper is designed to start discussion, but, of course, not to deal in any sense exhaustively with a very difficult subject. Mr. Webb presents one aspect of that subject, most pleasant no doubt for kindly ...
  • The Sherborn Massachusetts Reformatory Prison for Women. 

    Webb, Alfred (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1897)
    For reasons which it is not here necessary to state, the subject of prisons, imprisonment, and prison discipline, has claimed somewhat of my attention. I would briefly direct your attention to the Massachusetts Reformatory ...
  • The financial relations of Great Britain and Ireland: the expenditure account. 

    Samuels, Arthur W. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1897)
    The majority Report of the Financial Relations Commission finds: "That whilst the actual tax revenue of Ireland is about one-eleventh of that cf Great Britain, the relative taxable capacity of Ireland is very much ...
  • The struggle between the State and the drunkard 

    Daly, E.D. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1897)
    No one can be competent to discuss the Drink Question unless he has thought over it sufficiently to realize how complicated the subject necessarily is. It is intimately interwoven with details of economic laws which ...
  • Private Bill legislation for Ireland. 

    Samuels, Arthur W. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1897)
    The necessity for a reform of Private Bill procedure is so universally acknowledged, and the English, Scotch, and Irish press have, within the last few weeks, so emphatically reiterated the demand frequently put forward ...
  • Introductory address 

    Dodd, William H. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1896)
    In the address which I had the honour to deliver as President of this society, at the opening of the last session, I took occasion to review the history and work of the society during the period, nearly half a century, ...
  • The progress of co-operation 

    Finlay, T.A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1897)
    Everyone is familiar with the advantages of co-operation in industrial and commercial pursuits. What all treatises of Political Economy tell us as to the benefits of the Organisation of Industry and the Division of ...
  • A suggestion for the removal of taxes on litigation in Ireland as a condition of the reduction of the judicial establishment 

    Samuels, Arthur W. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1896)
    The rumour that the Treasury officials have determined to promote a Bill for the reduction of the judicial staff in Ireland has been gaining consistency. A general claque of approbation of the proposal has been raised ...
  • Prevention and elimination of disease, insanity, drunkenness and crime - a suggestion 

    Osborne, Henry (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1895)
    Under the present social system marriage is permitted to persons quite unfit, physically or mentally, to produce sound and healthy offspring; say, rather, quite sure to produce offspring that are sickly and unsound. If ...
  • Land transfer and local registration of title. 

    Maguire, Joseph (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1895)
    The Local Registration of Title (Ireland) Act, 1891, to which, at the request of the President and Council, I have the honour to invite the society's attention, is an important measure affecting the transfer of land in ...
  • Address at the opening of the Forty-eighth Session. 

    Dodd, William H. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1895)
    The Society, as it now exists, is the combination of two societies, one for the investigation of statistics and the study of economic science, the other for the purpose of making social inquiries, mainly with a view to ...
  • The coming changes in Irish local government 

    Johnston, W.H. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1898)
    The changes in Local Government proposed to be made by the Local Government (Ireland) Bill, which is now on the eve of the Committee stage, aptly illustrates some economic and social theories which may well be discussed ...
  • The application of co-operation in the congested district 

    Russell, George W. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1900)
    On thinking over my subject I have found it necessary to preface that part of my remarks which deals directly with the application of co-operation to the Congested Districts, with a consideration of the people themselves ...
  • The tenement homes of Dublin: their condition and regulation 

    Eason, Charles (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1899)
    The condition of the tenement houses of Dublin was enquired into by the Royal Commission upon the Sewerage and Drainage of Dublin in 1879. Their report states that "9,760 houses were occupied as dwellings let in tenements," ...

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