Frank Callery is an award-winning poet, songwriter, editor, journalist and historian, who revels in the words and music of his heritage and tradition. A Dubliner, he has lived in Co. Kilkenny for the past 25 years. His Collected Poems, “The Whole Shebang” — available from this site — was published in 2014. He has written three Song Collections of a comic and satirical nature: “A Tundish of Trumpery”; “40 Songs of a Comic, Bent”; and “The Songs of Brexit & Other Political Failures!” He has also edited and reissued as an E-Book : “An Historical Enquiry respecting the Performance on the Harp in The Highlands of Scotland” under his imprint O’Mega Publications. All Available on Apple Books. He is currently completing a 2 volume social history: ‘A History of Blindness in Irish Society’.
His recently released CD “Songs from a Life” had been received to critical acclaim — It can be purchased directly from this site — An Album of 13 original songs including a beautiful song-setting of Austin Clarke’s great and enigmatic poem ‘The Planter’s Daughter’.