Educated at Trinity College, Dublin, Ingram received his BA degree in 1843. He was named a Fellow of the College in 1846, and took up professorships there, first in oratory (1852-66) and subsequently in Greek (1866-77). He held the post of librarian from 1879 to 1887, served as a senior lecturer in 1887 and was vice-provost of the college from 1898 to 1899. His first literary publication was the poem Memory of the Dead (1843). His publications spanned many areas including economics, religion and sociology. In 1847 he helped to found the Dublin Statistical Society and in 1873 he founded the Hermathena publication. His best known works include The History of Political Economy (1888) and Practical Morals (1904).
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A History of Political Economy
The Memory of the Dead
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