Sylvester Mulligan (1875 - 1950):
Archbishop, Roman Catholic
Sylvester Mulligan was born in Tassan, Clontibret, County Monaghan, and was educated at the Capuchin College, Rochestown, County Cork, and at Louvain. In 1892 he entered the Capuchin Order and was ordained in 1901. He taught moral theology at Louvain and in 1925 was elected Minister Provincial of his order, a year later becoming Definitor General. In 1937 he was the last non-Indian to be appointed to Delhi-Simla as archbishop. For a period he was editor of the Father Mathew Record. He is buried in the Capuchin plot in Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin.