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  • Savings banks as a state function developed by charity organisation 

    Hancock, W. Neilson (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1876)
    It is commonly recognised that one of the most valuable institutions for encouraging prudence and self-denial amongst the poor is the system of Post Office Savings Banks, with its numerous offices open on every week-day ...
  • Suggested improvements in private-bill legislation 

    Norwood, John (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1875)
    Bills for the particular interest or benefit of individuals, public companies, corporations, parishes, cities, counties, or other localities, as distinguished from measures of public policy in which the whole community is ...
  • Suggested practical checks on excessive drinking and habitual drunkenness 

    Ross, David (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1875)
    In the session of 1871, the late Government introduced into Parliament a Licensing Bill, and the late Mr. Donald Dalrymple introduced a Habitual Drunkards' Bill. Neither Bill became law; and in the interval between the ...
  • Suggestions for the extension of the jurisdiction of the Civil Bill and Quarter Sessions Courts in Ireland 

    Malley, George Orme (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1872)
    In bringing this important question again under the notice of the members of this Society, and through them of the public, I should consider it necessary to apologise for its re-introduction, were it not that every class ...
  • A visit to Russia 

    Heron, Denis Caulfield (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1873)
    I had the honour of an invitation to the International Statistical Congress held at St, Petersburg last August. This was the eighth of the series of similar Congresses which have been held. The first Congress was at Brussels, ...