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  • The condition of small farmers in Ireland, and their position with reference to the land question 

    O'Brien, Murrough (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1879)
    The average size of farms in Ireland is so small that it may well be matter for wonder how the tenants upon them are able to pay any rent alter supporting themselves and their families. In 1866 the number of farms of the ...
  • Emigration and rural Ireland 

    Freeman, T. W. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1946)
    The decline in population in Eire during the past hundred years from 6,950,000 to 2,950,000 (1943) has been accompanied by revolutionary changes in land distribution and tenure and also by striking developments in agricultural ...
  • Homestead laws 

    Bastable, C. F. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1888)
    The present paper aims at giving a concise account of the origin and development of the Homestead Laws of the United States, with notices of similar legislation to be found elsewhere. It next considers the practical ...
  • The Law of Property Act, 1922 

    Molony, Thomas F., Sir (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1923)
    I propose to give you this afternoon a brief and very imperfect sketch of the changes made in the English Law of Real Property by the Law of Property Act, 1922. When I tell you that the Act traverses the whole field of ...
  • Local registration of title 

    Lawson, William (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1890)
    The object of this paper is to call attention to the leading provisions of the Local Registration of Title (Ireland) Bill, which was introduced in the House of Commons late last session by Mr. Madden, M.P., the present ...
  • The nationalization of the land 

    Shaw, James J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1884)
    The questions raised in Mr. George's book, Progress and Poverty, are so many and so large that to discuss them adequately would require a book at least as large as his own. 1 propose to deal this evening only with the main ...
  • Notes of a visit to some church lands, where tenants have bought their holdings, and also to other church lands where tenants have not yet bought their holding 

    Shaw Lefevre, George (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1878)
    It has been suggested to me by Dr. Hancock that it may not be without value to the Statistical Society, that I should put on record the notes of a visit which I have paid during my short stay in Ireland to two of the ...
  • On the economic causes of the present state of agriculture in Ireland: part two 

    Hancock, W. Neilson (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1849)
    In this paper I propose to notice the second, third, and fourth elements of the cost of the transfer, viz: the expense of searches for incumbrances, the stamps on conveyances and searches, and the length of conveyances. ...
  • On the economic theory of rent 

    O'Brien, Murrough (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1881)
    In a recent number of the Contemporary Review, Professor Bonamy Price, under the title of ?What is Rent?? gave an explanation of rent, its ?nature? and ?character?. He limited his explanation to agricultural rent, which ...
  • On the Landlord and Tenant (Ireland) Act, 1870 

    Heron, Denis Caulfield (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1872)
    I desire in the present paper to give a short sketch of the several bills which were introduced into parliament in reference to the Irish land question, in order to compare the Act of 1870 with the attempts at previous ...
  • Remarks of G. Shaw Lefevre, M.P., and Right Hon. Hugh Law, M.P., on preceding papers 

    Shaw Lefevre, George; Law, Hugh (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1878)
    G. Shaw Lefevre, M. P., who was received with applause, said he felt very much pleasure at being called on to say a few words on the very able and interesting papers they had just heard read. He felt that he owed that ...
  • Report on the alterations and amendments necessary in the present system of sale and mortgage of land in Ireland 

    Longfield, Robert (Dublin Statistical Society, 1853)
    It will be found convenient in the following report, to adopt the division naturally suggested by the subject proposed for my examination; and accordingly I shall treat in their order, first, of the present system of ...
  • Report on the alterations and amendments necessary in the present system of sale and mortgage of land in Ireland 

    Longfield, Robert (Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1853)
    It will be found convenient in the following report, to adopt the division naturally suggested by the subject proposed for my examination; and accordingly I shall treat in their order, first, of the present system of ...
  • Report to the council on the impediments to express contracts as to the occupation of land in Ireland 

    McDonnell, Randal W. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1866)
    The following Report has been prepared by direction of the Council, in consequence of an application from Jonathan Pim, Esq., M.P., Vice-President, to institute an inquiry into the following subject:? A Report as to the ...
  • Some notes on the present position of the Irish land registry question 

    Hancock, W. Neilson (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1878)
    The Irish Land Registry question, indeed the whole question of facilitating the transfer of land in Ireland, from the commencement of its discussion in 1847, down to the latest utterances on the subject, never has belonged ...
  • Thoughts on reading the Hon. John P. Vereker's paper on absenteeism 

    Shackleton, Ebenezer (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1851)
    Even if we grant that Absenteeism is an evil, in an economical sense, what then? How would you cure it, without interfering with personal freedom? Who do you call an absentee? Is it the man who derives rent from one ...