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  • Desirable ameliorations of the law 

    Meredith, James C. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1940)
    Those that call for respect for the law simply because it is the law and not because it expresses the conscience and will of the people and is adequate for modern requirements will call in vain?at all events, in Ireland. ...
  • The economic and social organisation of National Socialist Germany 

    Lloyd-Dodd, F.T. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1938)
    At the outset of this paper I desire to make it clear that I make no claim to originality in so far as the matter contained in it is concerned. In its preparation I have proceeded along the lines which you, as statisticians, ...
  • Examination of the sickness experience for the year 1935 of persons insured under the National Health Insurance Acts 

    O Brolchain, R. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1939)
    There are approximately 500,000 persons in the State engaged in gainful occupation either as manual workers or as clerical workers with a rate of remuneration not exceeding #250 per annum. This bulk may be taken as a ...
  • Financial results on 93 mixed dairy farms in 1938-'39 

    Murphy, M. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1940)
  • Financial results on sixty-one West Cork farms in 1940-'41 

    Murphy, M. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1942)
    In this paper a summary is given of the financial results achieved on 61 farms in a West Cork creamery district (about nine miles west of Clonakilty), during the year ended 30th April, 1941. In presenting the summary, ...
  • Future possibilities of Irish agriculture 

    Kennedy, Henry (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1938)
    In a country lacking any considerable resources of raw material, with but a limited export trade in industrial products, but having a fertile soil and favourable climate, it is to increased production on the land that ...
  • The human factor in industry 

    Keane, John (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1941)
    I do ask you to interpret industry in its widest sense as covering not merely factories and organised business but human relations in all professions and individual occupations. Almost all the real difficulties of life ...
  • The impact of the war upon Irish economy 

    Meenan, James (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1940)
    The European war has given rise to many speculations, generally vague but almost always gloomy, upon its probable effects on Irish economic life. It is certain that the war has already brought about changes in our trade; ...
  • Investigation into the incidence of mental deficiency amongst Dublin school children 

    Clifford, Louis S. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1940)
    In this paper I propose giving an account of an investigation into mental defect amongst Dublin children. This forms part of a larger investigation, not yet completed, into the incidence of mental defect and epilepsy ...
  • Irish population prospects considered from the viewpoint of reproduction rates 

    Geary, R. C. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1941)
    Estimates of future population render explicit the assumption with regard to population statistics, which is implicit in the use of most current statistics, that the tendencies indicated are applicable now and in the ...
  • Irish regional life tables 

    Barry, Colm A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1942)
    There are three recognised measures of the mortality of a population, known as the crude death-rate, the standardised death-rate and the life table death-rate. Comparisons of the crude death-rate as between one people ...
  • Migration movements and the distribution of population in Eire 

    Freeman, T. W. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1939)
    The present paper deals only with the Twenty-Six Counties (forming Eire) and the exclusion of Northern Ireland makes the picture given in some ways incomplete. This limitation may not be such a serious defect, for the ...
  • New methods for offenders 

    Molony, Thomas F., Sir (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1940)
    When the Society did me the honour of electing me President 20 years ago I chose as the subject of my address "The Prevention and Punishment of Crime." I pointed out that the four great methods of preventing crime were ...
  • Pension fund principles 

    Honohan, W. A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1939)
    A scheme of pensions to be granted to employees on retirement from service can be effected either by means of a contract with an assurance company or by the establishment of a "private" pension fund. The choice of method ...
  • The population problem : a radio discussion 

    Brennan, Joseph; Geary, R. C.; Duncan, G. A.; O'Brien, George; Lyon, Stanley (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1938)
    The present discussion on the Irish population problem has been arranged on the invitation of the Director of Broadcasting by the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland. This Society which in a few years will ...
  • Poverty as a cause of ill-health 

    Deeny, James (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1940)
    In Lurgan, Co. Armagh, where I practise, there is an excessive amount of sickness, and few people show really good health. By good health, I mean not merely the avoidance of disease, but the attainment and maintenance ...
  • Proceedings of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland : ninety-first session 1937/1938 

    SSISI (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1938)
  • Rating and valuation 

    Lisney, Harry (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1939)
    As the title suggests the scope of my subject is to inquire whence rating came, the development and the method of apportioning the demand made by the community upon its members for contribution to the common good or to ...
  • Recent social legislation in England 

    Molony, Thomas F., Sir (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1938)
    Shortly after I was called to the Bar and went on the Leinster Circuit a very old member of the Circuit advised me in fatherly terms never to neglect to read the Statutes of the year because, as he said, you may be excused ...
  • The sampling referendum in the service of popular government 

    Hackett, Felix E. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1941)
    The attitude which may be taken towards the method of sampling referenda as a measure of public opinion will depend mainly on two factors; the trust reposed on the technique of scientific sampling and the degree of ...