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  • Natality in Dublin in the year 1955 

    Knaggs, J. F. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1958)
    Certain modifications were made in 1955 in the system of recording births in this country, with a view to extending the amount of statistical information available and bringing the Irish statistics on the subject into ...
  • Ireland and international monetary institutions 

    Menton, Brendan (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1958)
    Ireland's recent accession to the International Monetary Fund and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, commonly known as the ?World Bank? has stimulated interest in this country in the various ...
  • An analysis of the Irish Census of Distribution, 1951 

    Shields, B. F. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1958)
    To me the official Census of Distribution has a special personal interest. On the invitation of the Committee of Section F of the British Association which held its meeting in September 1937, in Nottingham, I delivered a ...
  • The volume of press display advertising in Ireland, 1957 

    Kingston, W. V.; Prendiville, B. J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1958)
    Advertising is frequently examined by sociologists and economists from the aspect of its effect on patterns of living and the economy generally. But its dimensions in modern economies suggest that it warrants study in its ...
  • The political economy of development 

    Meenan, James (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1958)
    This Society was founded in 1847, twelve years after the British Association for the Advancement of Science had first met in Dublin. Its foundation reflected the contemporary interest in Political Economy; while its early ...
  • Some observations on social security and the aged 

    Elwood, Thomas (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1958)
    In this necessarily brief survey of the social problems of old age I propose to consider? The nature and extent of the problem due to the changing age structure of the nation; The statutory and non-statutory financial ...
  • Some recent developments in secondary education in Great Britain with special reference to technical education 

    Paulin, D. M. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1958)
    No apology is needed for addressing this society on an educational topic. In the 1830's Dr. Kay, later Sir James Kay-Shuttleworth, wrote a pamphlet, ?The Moral and Physical Conditions of the Working Classes employed in the ...
  • Local government finance and central control 

    Lofts, D. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1958)
    The local government systems of England and Northern Ireland are alike in essentials, and their structure and financial basis both date from the last decades of the nineteenth century. In those days, as now, local authorities ...
  • Marriage and fertility in nineteenth century Londonderry 

    Johnson, James H. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1958)
    The change in the age of marriage among the Irish, which occurred some time in the nineteenth century, is well known. Before the Great Famine early marriage was the rule; and this early marriage was associated with a rapid ...
  • Some provincial variations in Irish agriculture 

    Byrne, James J. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1959)
    The statistics relating to Irish agriculture as a whole convey an impression of general stability during the quarter century preceding 1950, but there the stability seems to end. Since then output has increased significantly ...
  • Symposium on economic development 

    O Nuallain, Labhras; Black, R. D. Collison; Thompson, S. F.; Nevin, Donal; O'Keefe, P. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1959)
    I must, at the outset, congratulate Mr. Whitaker on succeeding, where others have failed, in arousing the authorities, both Governmental and Departmental, to the urgent necessity for a systematic programme of economic ...
  • The growth and aging of population 

    Mulligan, L. C. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1959)
    The population of the world was estimated at 1,094 million in 1850 and at 1,550 million in 1900 which represents an increase of 42 per cent, in that half-century. The population rose to 2,500 million in 1950, an increase ...
  • State debt balance sheets 

    O'Reilly, Michael (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1959)
    Since the establishment of the State the annual Finance Accounts have contained statements of the liabilities and assets of the Exchequer. These statements have shown a growing but unexplained excess of liabilities over ...
  • Trade union organisation in Ireland 

    Roberts, Ruaidhri (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1959)
    In this paper I propose to review briefly various aspects of the Irish trade union movement; its development and membership, the Congresses and the new Irish Congress of Trade Unions, theories of trade union structure, ...
  • Changes and trends in our educational system since 1922 

    O Raifeartaigh, T. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1959)
    This is, I think, the first talk on our educational system that has been given here and so, before the statistics of the subject can be usefully considered, a sketch of the structure and history of the system would seem ...
  • Some aspects of the marketing of milk in Northern Ireland 

    Armstrong, D. L. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1959)
    Though the milk bottle and the milkman are familiar sights it is doubtful if the general public ever give much thought to the complex organisation which ensures the daily delivery of milk to some 338,000 households in ...
  • The universities and management training 

    Garmany, J. W. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1959)
    The post-war years have seen a significant increase in the attention given to the problems of business management and to the devising of courses covering a wide variety of subjects but all subsumed under the general heading ...
  • Estimates of the gross domestic product of Northern Ireland, 1950-56 

    Carter, C. F. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1959)
    Estimates of the Gross Domestic Product of Northern Ireland have been supplied by Professor C. F. Carter, and are shown in the following table. A paper on ?A Comparison of the National Incomes and Social Accounts of Northern ...