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FoundationGives the name of the site — generally in its Old Irish form, (if attested in early or medieval sources, or if it appears to be readily reconstructable) otherwise the modern English placename is given.:Documented AssociationGives the names of Early Christian ecclesiastics (the DIB terms such individuals often regarded as founders of churches — saints in the Irish tradition), whose association with the sites concerned is based on documentary sources.:LineageThis records the reputed ancestral lines of individuals given in Doc Assoc.:
Traditional AssociationGives the names of Early Christian ecclesiastics whose association with the sites concerned is based on tradition, dedication or placename association.:TownlandGives the townland (name spelt as in TTPBI Index) in which the site is (or is thought to be) located.:ParishGives the civil (not ecclesiastical) parish in which the townland is situated.:
DeaneryThis records the rural deanery (a sub-division of the diocese) to which the parish belongs.:DioceseThis records the medieval (not necessarily the same as the modern) diocese in which the foundation lies.:BaronyGives the modern barony (as in TTPBI Index the baronies were rationalised in 19thC) in which the townland and civil parish are situated.:
CountyGives the county in which the barony lies.:ProvinceGives both the civil province in which the county lies and the ecclesiastical province to which the diocese belongs.:SourcesThis is concerned almost exclusively with hagiographical sources (mainly Lives of the saints, martyrologies and genealogies of the saints) and relates to the individuals and lineages in Doc Assoc and Lineage.:
Recorded HistoryThis concerns the subsequent history of the site, with emphasis on pre-Norman (or early post-Norman) native sources mainly annals but also including medieval ecclesiastical records (charters or taxations), English Crown documents and, on occasion, modern sources (especially surveys or maps, which may mark the location of lost sites or illuminate placenames).:Clerical StatusThis seeks to classify foundations as episcopal coarbial or eremitic based on the clerical orders ascribed to the reputed founder, the later succession-record or the placename of the site.:GenderThis seeks to classify foundations as male or female based on the gender of the reputed founder, the later succession-record or the placename of the site.:
Succession RecordLists ecclesiastics, male or female, who succeeded to offices at the foundation concerned abbots, abbesses, comarbai, bishops often clerics of less exalted rank such as treasurers, lectors, scribes. These lists make no claim to be exhaustive; fuller accounts for major sites can be found in the New History of Ireland, vol. 8, and in published prosopographies.:Medieval DedicationNotes medieval church-dedications to saints whether Irish or Continental.:Familial LinksIndicates links between foundations, whether claimed in hagiographical sources (a lesser site said to have submitted to greater site), attested by charter, or indicated by tradition or placename evidence.:
Folk TraditionRecords traditional stories, beliefs or practices (especially pilgrimages or patterns), or a tradition of clandestine burial either recorded or inferred from location names such as the killeen or the caldragh.:Field RemainsRecords physical remains of sites, whether visible in the field or accessed through excavation. Precedence is given to features considered to be characteristic of the Early Christian/pre-Reform era, such as enclosures, (especially circular or oval), cross-slabs, high-crosses, bullauns and raised areas — with round towers and church remains further down the list unless there is a strong case for doing otherwise.:ArtifactsIn general, this records only items which may support the case for the site as a pre-Reform ecclesiastical settlement (especially croziers, shrines, chalices etc) — whether recovered by search or excavation, or merely associated with the site by tradition. Also included are such items as querns and kilns as flour-production was an important part of life at ecclesiastical (although also, admittedly, at secular) settlement sites.:
BibliographyMentions secondary references (sometimes very select indeed) to the site concerned. Some contain detailed discussion, others (especially where little else seems to be available) only the briefest mentions. For details see the Bibliography page.:AddendumIncludes fragments of additional information (or comments on the part of the compilers) relating to the site in question.:

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FoundationGives the name of the site — generally in its Old Irish form, (if attested in early or medieval sources, or if it appears to be readily reconstructable) otherwise the modern English placename is given.AddendumIncludes fragments of additional information (or comments on the part of the compilers) relating to the site in question.
Annies* OS 100: nec pre-reform site? med foundation(s)?
ArdgillewOS 107; possible EC site assoc with Cairpre?
Ard LecachOS 107: 13:2 - in Maig Ene near Es Ruaid
Aughrim (Echdruim?)OS 10
Baile meic a'tsagairt(OS 10)
Baile na Cille*OS 10; ch ruinous in 1615; nec pre-reform?; possibly med par ch
Ballygarry OS 109
Ballymagaughey OS 10
BaunanooneenyOS 10: nr Glendamain? identif (Power) of Knockanewin with Tulach Mín (qv) seems doubtful
Both Chonois (Cell Odráin?)OS 10; Ternóc (Colgan; BB - if this site intended); possible assoc with Columban st., Odrán?
Burriscarra*OS 100: evidence for a pre-reform foundation? Carmelite friary 13thC
Caheravert/CaheravartOS 102: 'Killeenagh burial ground' on 1901 OS map; otherwise 'Kilmacowen', name of adj tld (Hurley)
Caltragh OS 101: EC?
CarnOS 105
Carrowkilleen OS 100
Cell BairrfinnOS 103: pedigree in LL (Ó Riain 1985, 7 §27)
Cell ChascáinOS 103: ch in ruins by 1615 (Brady)
Cell ChomlachOS 10: in Mag Luircc; in genealogies, grouped with other sts from NE Conn (Ó Riain)
Cell Cluana/KilclooneyOS 10
Cell dá Náem?OS 10: in Éoganacht Glenamnach? Ceall Danain in Caoille = Ceall Dá Naom? (Power 1932)
Cell DomnaigOS 106, 107: note placename element 'Domnach'; in Mag Ene? but not = Domnach Mór (qv); assigned 1626 to vicarage of Kilbarron (qv)
Cell mBia[in]OS 106:5:3; Cell Medhón (Hogan, 200); C of I prebendary; Record revised & updated Oct 09 acknowledg Aidan P McKeon, Geraldine Stout
Cell RuadhOS 10: possible EC site? D-shaped gvyd => encl?
CloghoreOS 107: possible assoc with Tuinne Sacerdos (LL 365) => Tech Tuinne?
Cluain Ferta BrénainnOS 100, 101: Fáelán a guarantor of Cáin Adomnáin; comarba of B at Synod of Mag Léne 633; Forggus m Cellaig imposed Lex Brendani 744
Cúil Búinne OS 10
CulmaineMagheraculmoney (OS 10); nec a pre-reform site?
Curraghmore*OS 10: nec pre-reform? Med par ch?
Dísert Muirdebra OS 10; 'in Uí Conaill Gabhra'; nr Rathkeale, nr Bar Connelloe; M. putative br of Cóemán & 'Corconutan'
Dísert Nuadat (Áth Dísirt Nuadat) OS 10: possibly (but not nec) assoc with Nuada (d. 812), comarba Pátraic
Doon (?)OS 10
DromidicloghOS 108; mkd 'Kill burial gd' on 1842 OS map
Druim ThuamaOS 103: otherwise Sírdruimm (Tírechán); Dorsum Tómme (Adomnán); ch reputedly named from builder whose tender to build cas rejected; left ch unroofed! (OS Mem, 1836)
Drumshane OS 10, possible EC site (enclosure)
Ech InisOS 109
FinnerOS 106: 16:3 - satellite of Ard Lecach (qv)?
Fothair OS 10: confused with Ríóc (of Inis Bó Finne, sv), Rochad?
Gortgarriff (Cell Chaitigerna)OS 101: 'Cill Chaitighearn' (O'Donoghue); not a med dedic to St Catherine? in ruins from c.1672 (Brady)
Inis bó finne (1)OS 104, 114
Inishmore Inishmore (Davy's Isd OS 10); possibly early?
KilcullenOS 10: Cell Chuilinn?
KillaclugOS 10: tld name from Cell an chloig? (ch of the bell: sugg MacShamhráin)
KillowenOS 109: 'Killowen grave yd' 1842 map; EC site - Éogan rather than Eoin?; standing stone 'holy stone' 1903 map
KnockmacoolOS 109: on 1903 OS map 'Church (site of)'
LabbamolagaOS 10; earlier ch kwn as Eidhnen Molaga, in Tuath Ó Cuscraidh Sléibhe, Caoille (Power 1932); par ch in ruins 1615 (Brady)
Loch derg/gergOS 101: otherwise Glenn Gerg; Beó-Áed of Ard Carna (qv) of Patrick's household
Mag drothir DremneOS 10: possible EC site assoc with Ciarán (of Saigir)?
Ráith CungaOS 103; Hinu bapt by Patrick, Assicus buried there (Tírechán), but Columban and Ardstraw claims
ShesheraghmoreOS 10: circular gvyd => (inner?) enclosure?
StraidOS 10: possib. same as 'Culmaine' site
Tallavbaun OS 105: nec pre-reform? med par ch/chapel?
TowerhillOS 100
Tuaim Daili OS 10/11
White IsdOS 10