If the father was alive for the 1901/1911 census there maybe something there. www.census.nationalarchives.ie
Directories sometimes will have businesses but if a person worked for someone else then their name wouldn't show. The last directory I have is 1894 and I could look there if you would give a name.
Not sure if there would be Lists of Stonemason's perhaps
apprenticeship lists if had formal training?
Other people will come along and perhaps will have further information for you.