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  • An analysis of land potential for grazing in Ireland with particular reference to farm size relationships 

    Lee, J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1974)
    While much research has been carried out on the role of soil survey in the application of agricultural technology to farming, its possible utility as a basis for systematizing statistics on farm size has not been ...
  • The changing distribution of population in County Mayo 

    Freeman, T. W. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1943)
    County Mayo had, in 1936, 41.5 per cent, of its peak population of 388,887 in 1841. Nine of the twenty-six counties in Eire maintained their population to a greater degree than Mayo between 1841 and 1936. Dublin city ...
  • 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 ...
  • The economic utilisation of grassland 

    O'Connor, R. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1960)
    Recent experimental work has brought to notice the remarkable yield potential of Irish grassland. In experiments at Johnstown Castle on poor soils, yields of about 40 cwts. of starch equivalent (S.E.) per acre were obtained ...
  • 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 ...
  • Forestry in Ireland 

    Bailey, William F. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1889)
    In view of the proposed extension of the Land Purchase Acts, the question of the protection and development of Forestry in Ireland is one of very great importance and interest to the entire community. The effect of ...
  • Land tenure and economic development, a study of the economic consequences of land registration in Kenya's smallholder areas 

    Wilson, R. J. A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1971)
    This paper presents some of the findings from a research project for the Queen's University of Belfast which aimed at examining the interrelationship between land tenure reform and economic change with reference to ...
  • Notes on the statistics of waste lands in Ireland 

    Grimshaw, Thomas Wrigley (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1884)
    In consequence of many published statements by public speakers, newspaper writers, essayists, and writers in reviews, with reference to the relative amount of Irish land which is out of use, I have thought it advisable to ...
  • On the cultivation of tobacco in Ireland 

    Walker, John A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1885)
    Some years ago the cultivation of tobacco in Ireland was advocated in the press and in parliament, and the question: What was the hindrance to the cultivation of the plant in this country? was put to the Chancellor of the ...
  • Recreational pursuits on marginal farm land: a discrete-choice model of Irish farm commonage recreation 

    Hynes, Stephen; Buckley, Cathal; Van Rensburg, Tom (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 2007)
    In the last decade the demand for rural recreation has increased in Ireland as the population has become increasingly urbanised. Increased affluence, mobility and changing values have also brought new demands with respect ...
  • Some economic aspects of land use policy in Ireland 

    Attwood, E. A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1965)
    This paper sets out to examine the current trends in the pattern of land use, to discuss the factors which must be considered m any delineation of the optimum utilisation of the land m the country, and finally to ...
  • Some perplexities in regard to the agricultural statistics of Ireland 

    Oldham, C.H. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1925)
    Certainly, if we leave aside political issues for the moment and consider economic problems only, then the capacity of a people for self-government can be pretty well measured by their capacity to handle statistical ...
  • Some reflections on the social and economic organisation of Connemara 

    O Buachalla, Liam (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1937)
    To begin with I think some apology is due for this paper. The apology is due, not so much on account of the subject, but because of the manner in which it has been treated. When I took the matter in hand, I experienced ...
  • Symposium on the Buchanan Report 

    Northcott, Jim; Ryan, Pierce; Ryan, Liam (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1970)
    The aim of the regional development studies was to work out a strategy for regional development which would offer the best possible prospects of achieving the aim of a full employment society, equated in the National ...
  • The utilization of the reclaimable waste lands of Ireland 

    Malley, George Orme (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1870)
    The title of this paper is so suggestive, that the greatest difficulty arises in endeavouring to arrange the topics which crowd upon the mind when proceeding to treat upon it. The idea is not new. It has occurred to ...