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  • An analysis shewing the objects of expenditure and the sources of revenue during the financial years 1924-25 to 1929-30 

    Eason, J. C. M. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1931)
    In this paper I have endeavoured to place on record in a concise manner the nature of the Expenditure by the Irish Free State during recent years, and in particular the items in the Expenditure which led to a deficiency ...
  • Factory inspection 

    Stafford, Brigid (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1931)
    The Labour Chapter of the Treaty of Versailles, which made provision for the establishment of the International Labour Organisation with the view of securing international agreement as to humane conditions of labour, ...
  • Legal aid for poor persons 

    Molony, Thomas F., Sir (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1931)
    At the annual meeting of the English Bar held on the 11th February, 1928, a discussion arose on the question of legal aid to poor persons, and the Attorney-General, Sir Douglas Hogg (now Lord Hailsham) said, in winding ...
  • Proceedings of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society Of Ireland: eighty-fourth session 1930/1931 

    SSISI (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1931)
  • The currency system of the Irish Free State 

    Brennan, Joseph (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1931)
    At the time of the establishment of the Irish Free State the only effective currency of full legal tender existing in the country was the British currency note. Gold coin of the United Kingdom, although of full legal ...
  • Obituary 

    SSISI (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1931)
    During the last few years the Society has lost through death no fewer than six of its most active and distinguished members, Professor C. H. Oldham who died in 1926, Sir William Thompson and Dr. Ninian Falkiner who died ...
  • A plea for winter dairying 

    Johnston, Joseph (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1931)
    Countrymen are familiar with the practice of holding out a carrot to an obstinate type of quadruped in order to induce it to go where it would otherwise be unwilling to go. When it gets there it may possibly get some ...
  • The Free State currency problem 

    Colbert, John P. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1932)
    There are three separate issues involved. The first is as to the form in which the assets backing the note issue are held. The second is as between a Central Bank and a purely note-issuing body such as the Currency Commission. ...
  • Decline of the country town 

    Duncan, G. A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1932)
    This paper does not pretend to be anything more than a statistical pursuit of certain queries suggested by Table B in the Preliminary Report of the Census of 1926.
  • Should the list of authorised trustee investments in the Irish Free State be extended? 

    Eason, Charles (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1932)
    I recommend that to the list of authorised investments should be added some Free State Securities, some Securities in Northern Ireland and some in Foreign Countries and British Dominions. But before doing so I review ...
  • Some ethical and economic aspects of interest 

    O'Brien, George (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1932)
    The suggestion has recently been advanced simultaneously in two very responsible periodicals, the 'Economic Journal' and 'Studies' that modern developments of monetary theory have vindicated the moral teaching of the ...
  • The national expenditure of the Irish Free State in 1926 

    Kiernan, T. J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1933)
    In the Economic Journal, March, 1933, I based an estimate of the national income of the population of the Irish Free State in 1926 on the published official statistics in the reports on the Census of Population and ...
  • Some causes and consequences of the low Irish marriage rate 

    Meenan, James (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1933)
    In countries more happily circumstanced it is only necessary to trace and to account for the fluctuations of the marriage rate. Here it is not only necessary to discover why more people got married during one period ...
  • Proceedings of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland: eighty-sixth session 1932/1933 

    SSISI (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1933)
  • The growth of electricity supply and its relations to civilisation 

    O'Brien, Eoghan (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1933)
    I make no apology for the inaccuracies and discrepancies found in the statistics presented later on; prolonged research and much correspondence would have been necessary to produce statistics on an absolutely comparative ...
  • Capitalism and crises 

    Colbert, John P. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1933)
    The paradox of economic distress in the midst of plenty, so prominent in the present depression, appears to be exercising people's minds in a most disturbing manner. The world is apparently glutted with commodities of ...
  • Recent legislation in England and other countries affecting children and young persons 

    Molony, Thomas F., Sir (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1933)
    The Home Office Committee on the treatment of young offenders, over which I presided, spent two years in investigating the difficult problems of child life, and in our Report (Cmd. 2831, 1927). We made many recommendations, ...
  • The organisation of official statistics in Saorstat Eireann and in some other countries 

    Lyon, Stanley (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1933)
    In the complexity of modern life, governments and peoples require a vast and ever-increasing fund of measurable facts, or as they are called "statistics," for their work and weal. They require to know the size and ...
  • Varied origins of the Irish people 

    Sadleir, T.U. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1933)
    The study of genealogy is based on the investigation of surnames.
  • The minimum wage 

    Shields, B. F. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1934)
    There are many types of minima, which are the outcome of personal negotiations or collective bargaining between employers and employees, and in which training, general skill, special aptitude, intellectual ability, ...