Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Stonecutter, living in Boyle, Co. Roscommon, in 1749. In the census of Elphin of that year, Bryan Mulvihal and his wife are described as Protestants with two children and two maidservants.(1) He is presumably the 'Mulvihil', who is referred to by Edward Synge, Bishop of Elphin, as 'my stonecutter' in 1749.(2)


(1) Marie-Louise Legg, ed., The Census of Elphin 1749 (Irish Manuscripts Commission, 2004), 449.
(2) Marie-Louise Legg, ed., The Synge Letters (1996), 101; Synge had consulted Mulvihil about polishing a marble cistern which he had in his house in Dublin.