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  • 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 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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," ...
  • The Ulster tenant-right custom: its origin, characteristic and position under the Land Acts. 

    Bailey, William F. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1894)
    Few subjects connected with Irish land have been the cause of more discussion than the Tenant-right Custom of Ulster. For many years before 1870 a controversy was carried on with respect to the attributes of the custom, ...
  • The valuation of the city of Dublin 

    Dawson, Charles (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1897)
    As an introduction to the question of the state of the valuation of the city of Dublin, I should wish to refer briefly to the work achieved by the Municipal Corporation since the passing of the Public Health Act of ...
  • The want of industrial and practical education in Irish national schools. 

    Dawson, Charles (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1896)
    There is no doubt that the Irish people are behind the rest of the world in industries, and there is a concensus of opinion that the reason is the unindustrial and impractical character of our primary education. With ...