April 1829; printed in Cork by John Hennessy, French Church St., 1s. [see Hayley, op. cit., infra., p.32; p.47n.
See Barbara Hayley, A Reading and Thinking Nation: Periodicals as the Voice of Nineteenth-century Ireland, in Hayley and Enda McKay, ed., Three Hundred Years of Irish Periodical (Assoc. of Irish Learned Journals: Gigginstown, Mullingar 1987), 29-48: There is a fine editorial in the Irish Catholie Magazine in May 1829 on "The state of knowledge in Ireland in May 1829",which gives an optimistic view of the intellectual state of the nation. In a phrase often used in later periodicals the Irish are becoming "a reading and thinking nation". [&c.] (p.32).