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  • 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 ...
  • Fifty years of Irish agriculture 

    Kennedy, Thomas (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1899)
    In 1847, the year of the famine, the Government first collected for the information of Parliament very ample Irish Agricultural Statistics. Similar returns have been annually published ever since. The result of these ...
  • Fifty-first session 1897/1898 

    Unknown author (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1898)
  • The financial crisis in the United States, 1893-4 

    Battersby, T. S. F. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1894)
    The year 1893 in America stands unique in that it presents an unrivalled record of failures of solvent banks, corporations, firms, and individuals in a country having unsurpassed facilities for production and distribution. ...
  • 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 fluctuating character of modern employment. 

    Oldham, C.H. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1896)
    I could not but feel how much Political Economy is unfairly discredited by the fact that the authoritative text-books within the reach of the ordinary reader are quite out-of-date upon many modern problems of great ...
  • Foreign legislation on behalf of destitute and neglected children 

    Barrett, Rosa M. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1896)
    In a paper which I had the honour of reading some time ago before this Society, I gave some details as to the laws of various countries (especially America) on behalf of destitute children. I feel that some apology is ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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., ...
  • Neglected children and neglectful parents 

    Daly, E.D. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1898)
    It seems to me quite impossible for those who do not, or who cannot, keep out of sight of the poorer classes, to resist the sad importunity with which the facts of life in our back streets and tenements for ever plead ...
  • 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 ...
  • Our present and future water supply 

    Walker, John A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1894)
    Public attention has been directed to the water supply to the city and townships during the past year more than has been the case since the foundation of the Vartry system. It seemed to require some such event as the ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Prisons and prisoners - suggestions as to treatment and classification of criminals 

    MacDonnell, Hercules (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1899)
    The English Prison Commissioners in their Report for 1897 say:?"It is, perhaps, obvious, and, at the same time, it cannot too often be impressed on the public mind, that, under the law of the land, imprisonment in a ...
  • 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 ...
  • Private bill procedure?(the Scotch Act of 1899) 

    Samuels, Arthur W. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1900)
    Rarely has there been such a waste of Irish capital in Westminster as there has this year been. Hardly even have the efforts of promoters proved so futile, and of opponents so exhausting. The shareholders of some of ...
  • Proceedings of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland: fifty-second session 1898/1899 

    SSISI (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1899)