Recent Submissions

  • School attendance in Ireland 

    Ryan, Frederick W. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1912)
    In this paper your attention is drawn to the Irish Education Act of 1892, upon the efficient working of which must positively depend?as I hope to confirm by figures?the general success of Irish Elementary Education as ...
  • A memoir of the late John Kells Ingram, LL.D. - sometime President of the Society 

    Falkiner, C. Litton (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1912)
    In May last, at the first of our meetings which followed Dr. Ingram's lamented death, the President paid a just tribute to the memory of "one of our most distinguished members," and to "the great work which he did for ...
  • Facilities for investing in consols 

    Stanuell, Charles A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1912)
    It is not my intention to go into the question of the National Debt as regards its origin; I propose to devote my time this evening to considering the manner in which dealings with the Consolidated Debt of Great Britain ...
  • A plea for Irish mines and minerals, under an Irish board, and for preparation of a mining survey 

    Geoghegan, Hanbury C. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1912)
    The first step is to have a careful mining survey made, for hitherto none has been attempted; the geological survey, about which more hereafter, was made from surface indications only, and from such mining information ...
  • Two centuries of Irish agriculture - a statistical retrospect, 1672-1905 

    Chart, D.A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1912)
    In economic, as in political problems, a knowledge of the past is essential to the proper understanding of the present. At this time, therefore, when so many Irishmen are hoping and striving for a general industrial ...
  • The economics of "industrial revival" in Ireland 

    Oldham, C.H. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1912)
    I am anxious in this paper to promote an amicable discussion upon the question whether the people who are promoting the Industrial Development are "doing just what will have the opposite effect to that which they intend"
  • The external commerce of Ireland 

    Samuels, Arthur W. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1912)
    On the 12th September, 1906, was issued for the first time a Report on the Trade in Imports and Exports at Irish Ports. It has been followed in 1907 and 1908 by similar Reports, and we have at length materials in an ...
  • Methods of registering and estimating the population of Ireland before 1864 

    Wood, Herbert (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1912)
    It was suggested to me that a paper on the means of proof of age available in this country would prove of interest to the members of this Society, and I have taken the opportunity of giving a slight sketch of such ...
  • Remedies for overcrowding in the city of Dublin 

    Lawson, William (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1912)
    This question is no new one; it has been discussed in and out of this Society; much has been done by private and public effort to remedy the overcrowding which admittedly exists in the city of Dublin, but the latest ...
  • The duty of the state towards the pauper children of Ireland 

    Millin, S. Shannon (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1912)
    It is not without many misgivings that I approach the subject of pauperism, on which is dependent to so large an extent the social prosperity of the Irish people. The subject has been discussed in various aspects from ...
  • A review of the general topographical index of Ireland 1901 

    Matheson, Robert E. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1912)
    I purpose this evening to present to the Society a short review of the General Topographical Index of Ireland, published in connection with the Census of 1901, setting forth briefly some of the features of public interest ...
  • Forestry: its present position and future prospects in Ireland 

    Muriel, C.E. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1912)
    In a most interesting paper read before this Society in November, 1903, by the late Mr. C. Litton Falkiner, the forestry question was considered historically: in this paper I propose to discuss, chiefly with reference ...
  • Some considerations relating to the statistics of Irish production and trade 

    Adams, W.G.S. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1912)
    Before proceeding to the considerations directly connected with the statistics of Irish Trade and Production, I should like to draw attention to a general question which bears on the matter under discussion. The growing ...
  • The education of American business men 

    Oldham, C.H. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1912)
    There is in the modern business world, on the one hand, a new consciousness that education is an economic power which must be availed of. There is a growing feeling among statesmen and educationists, on the other hand, ...
  • Ethics and economics of poor relief 

    Finlay, T.A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1912)
    What is the basis of the claim of the poor to relief at the cost of the well-to-do members of the community ? What is the extent of those claims, that is to say, what measure of relief are the poor warranted in claiming ...
  • Some remedies for overcrowded city districts 

    Roney, Miss (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1912)
    The growth of true civilization, the extension of education, and evolution of a better race, constitute national progress. As cities contain the greater part of the population of any country, they are always an important ...
  • Some features in recent Irish finance 

    Samuels, Arthur W. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1912)
    I propose to discuss this evening some aspects of recent Irish Finance which seem to me to be of great practical importance, and to require earnest consideration on the part, not only of those who interest themselves ...
  • Popular endeavour against tuberculosis?its instruments, methods, and results 

    McWeeney, E.J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1912)
    It was on the 24th March, 1882, that Koch brought forward his famous paper, in which he described his discovery of the Tubercle Bacillus, before the Berlin Physiological Society. Twenty-five years have since rolled by, ...
  • Irish forestry and the Land Purchase Acts 

    Stanuell, Charles A. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1912)
    It is by no means a modern discovery that the presence or absence of timber seriously affects the temperature and climate of a country. It was well known before the Christian Era, and even in the Dark and Middle ages, ...

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