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  • Observations upon a paper on poor relief, by Dr. Dowling of Tipperary 

    Haughton, James (Dublin Statistical Society, 1862)
    The essay now read seems to me to contain much suggestive matter to thoughtful men ? much that should make us pause and seriously consider the consequences of introducing into our country a more general system of out-door ...
  • Public assistance 

    Collins, John (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1943)
    The Public Assistance Act, 1939, which came into operation last August, is now the legal basis of public assistance. It replaced the Poor Relief Acts so far as they related to the administration of relief and combines ...
  • Report of the Irish poor law commission 

    Eason, Charles (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1928)
    In March, 1925, a Commission was appointed, and it is their Report, dated August, 1927, of which a summary is now submitted to you. It is possible that some of the defects in particular, cases may have been remedied, ...
  • Statistics of poor relief in England and Wales for the year 1851, compiled from the fourth annual report of the Poor Law Board 

    Cheshire, Edward (Dublin Statistical Society, 1853)
    The expenditure for the relief of the poor in England and Wales during the year ended Lady-day, 1851, amounted to #4,962,704, being a decrease of #432,318, or 8 per cent, as compared with the expenditure of the preceding ...