P J McColl

Patrick Joseph McCall (6 March 1861 – 8 March 1919) is best known for his ballad lyrics,  "Follow Me Up to Carlow",  "The Boys of Wexford",  "Boolavogue",  "The Lowlands Low"  and  "Kelly the Boy from Killane".  He was assisted in putting his ballads to music by Arthur Warren Darley using traditional Irish airs.  He was born at 25 Patrick St, Dublin, the son of John McCall, a publican and grocer.  He attended St. Joseph’s Monastery, Harold's Cross, a Catholic University School.