Irish Official Publications

Irish Official Publications

A Guide to Republic of Ireland Papers, with a Breviate of Reports 1922–1972

1st Edition - January 1, 1980

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  • Authors: Arthur Maltby, Brian McKenna
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483188829

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Guides to Official Publications, Volume 7: Irish Official Publications provides a compilation of guidelines and summaries concerning Irish official publications. This book examines the bibliographical mysteries surrounding Republic of Ireland government publications. Organized into 10 classes, this book begins with an overview of the various categories of Irish official publications. This text then indicates how Irish official publications may be traced and acquired, and lists some libraries with good collections. This book discusses as well some important background information in terms and symbols and specimen pages are included to illustrate the transition of a serial from the British to the Free State administration. The reader is also introduced to the weekly and annual lists of government publications together with an example of a State-sponsored document. This book is a valuable resource for students and teachers.

Table of Contents

  • Preface


    Breviate 1922-1972

    Bibliographical Introduction

    The Character of the Reports

    Abbreviations Used Breviate Classification and Contents

    Class I Government

    Political Relations with Great Britain

    International Relations

    Constitution, Parliament and Elections

    Oireachtas Accommodation and Salaries

    Parliamentary Procedure, Privilege and Allegations

    Civil Service


    Ordnance Survey

    Local Government

    Public Service Salaries

    Class II Economics, Finance, Labor

    Financial Relations with Great Britain

    Ireland and the International Economy

    Economic Development

    The Cost of Living


    Taxation and Rating

    Money and Banking


    Population and Labor Problems

    Class III Industry and Technology

    The Industrial Scene

    Individual Industries

    Restrictive Practices


    Scientific and Technical Research

    Class IV Agriculture

    Farming Conditions and Problems

    Export Marketing

    Dairy Produce



    Trees and Forests


    Sea Fisheries

    Class V Energy Resources




    Atomic Energy

    Mineral Resources

    Class VI Legal Matters, Police

    Courts and Administration


    Liquor, Betting, Moneylending

    Miscellaneous Legal Topics

    Class VII Transport and Communications

    Public Transport




    Ports and Harbours

    Shipping and Cargo

    Post Office

    Radio and Television

    Class VIII Education and Culture

    School Education

    Teachers' Salaries

    Investment in Education

    Reformatory Schools

    Special Education

    Higher, Technical and Adult Education

    Irish Language and Culture

    The Arts

    Class IX Welfare, Health and Safety

    Social Security

    Health and Hospital Services

    Special Health Problems


    Class X Housing and Town Planning

    Tenancies and Rents


    Town and Regional Planning

    Appendix I Notes on Two Organizations with Reports Distributed within the Breviate

    Appendix II Select List of Annual and Other Serial Reports to 1979

    Name Index

    Subject Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 390
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1980
  • Published: January 1, 1980
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483188829

About the Authors

Arthur Maltby

Brian McKenna

Brian McKenna retired in 2008 as Professor of Food Science at UCD – University College Dublin, Ireland, a post he held since 1989, and became an Emeritus Professor and took up the role of co-ordinator of the European Technology Platform, Food for Life. A Chemical Engineer by training, he worked as a Research Engineer at the National Dairy Research Centre, Ireland, before moving to an academic career. In addition to his Professorship of Food Science, he served as Dean of Postgraduate and Interdisciplinary Studies at the university from 1995 to 2000 and has served two periods as Vice-President of the university, first with responsibility for Academic Planning & Development (2000-2003) and then as Principal of the College of Life Sciences (2003 to 2008). He was Editor of the Journal of Food Engineering from 1988 to 2007 and was President of IFSTI, the Institute of Food Science & Technology Ireland (1978-1980 and 1993-1994) and of EFFoST, the European Federation of Food Science & Technology (2005-2007 and 2009-2010). He received the EFFoST Lifetime Achievement award in 2010, the IFSTI Honorary Fellowship in 2010 and the ICEF Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011. He is a member of the Scientific Committee of the Food Safety Authority of Ireland, (1999-date) and is Board Chairman of the National Virus Reference Laboratory of Ireland, (2005-date) He has carried out research on physical properties of foods, rapid chilling of beef and lamb, meat texture, food safety, shelf-life prediction of foods, radio frequency heating of foods, formulation of functional drinks and drug delivery in foods. These have resulted in publication of 13 books and in excess of 150 papers.

Affiliations and Expertise

Emeritus Professor of Food Science, University College Dublin, Ireland

About the Editor

John E. Pemberton

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