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History and Origins

Callender Press was set up in 1991 jointly by by Agnes Finnegan (Campbell) and
me, ruth, her eldest daughter, both from the ancient City of Derry  in Northern Ireland and fresh from the beautiful sea and countryside of Donegal.
Like all her family now and in the past she was inspired by the faerie ‘gentle’
woods and sea of Donegal.
But in a way the origin was earlier still for the Press was named after two earlier
maternal forebears from , both named Callender before marrying into the
notable Campbell family and becoming loyal residents of Ulster. Ireland. It was
at my mother’s request that I, Ruth, the eldest daughter -again the maternal
inheritance. – named our new enterprise the ‘Callender Press’, a happy and
historic name.

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