2.8 Irish speakers in 1911 and 2011
The text of the question on Irish in the Census of Population for 1911 and 2011 was:
'Write the word "Irish" in this column opposite the name of each person who speaks Irish only and the words "Irish & English" opposite the names of those who can speak both languages. In other cases no entry should be made in this column.
'Can you speak Irish? (Yes/No)
If 'Yes', do you speak Irish?
Daily, within the education system
Daily, outside the education system
4.23 Number of private cars and motorcycles under current licence in 1915 and 2014
and 4.24 Number of cars under current licence by county in 1915 and 2014
Registered data is used for 1915 and licensed data for 2014. Licensing differs from registration in that a vehicle is licensed when a valid motor tax disc is issued for the first time. Registration occurs when a vehicle gets a licence plate (registration number) for the first time.
Helen Maxwell, Statistics Unit, Department of Education and Skills
Dr. William Murphy, Mater Dei Institute of Education, Dublin City University
Mary Lombard and staff in the Archives at University College Cork
Sinead McCoole, Paul Turnell and Brendan Ryan for their assistance regarding Rose McNamara
Bureau of Military History, Military Archives, Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin
Catriona Crowe and Ann Byrne, National Archives
Bernie Metcalfe and James Harte, The National Library of Ireland
Nora Thornton and Keith Murphy, The National Library Photographic Archives
Niamh McCabe and Anna Rowland, The Royal Society of Antiquaries
National Library of Ireland
The National Library Photographic Archives
Royal Society of Antiquaries
While every effort has been made to ensure that all copyright holders have been contacted, if there are any inadvertently overlooked we would be happy to make the necessary arrangements at the first opportunity.
Paul J Crowley
Paul M Crowley
Lucy Fallon Byrne