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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.
Annagelliff*OS 20; nec an EC site? med par ch?
ArdclinisOS 20, 25
BallycahillOS 20: possibly an EC site - bullaun; but does P's Well refl any Patrician trad?
BallyinOS 20: possible EC site
Cell CholmáinOS 20: nr Nenagh; possible EC site assoc with Colmán Brit (=Mo-Chonna of Glendalough?)
Cell Cholumcille OS 20
Cell Droma/Cell na MarbánOS 20: in Trian Tearmuinn Brigi Gobunn (Lis.); 'Ceall Droma' in Caoille = 'Cill na Marbhán' of Abbán (Power 1932)
Cell DúigeáinOS 20
Cell mac Éogain?OS 20: in Crích Cairpre; now par Coolera; assoc with meic nÉogain? LL 369e 56 (MacShamhráin); adj to Ros Réided (qv)?
Cell Ródáin/RótáinOS 20: Ródán/Rottán - búachall (herdsman) of Patrick? (Trip.Life 266 etc); R Sacerdos (LL 366d 39)
CloonbonniffeOS 20: now in par Castlerea
CloonmacduffOS 20: possible assoc with meic Duib? (Ulaid?) (Bk.Uí M 51Rc)
Cluain Airdne/CuerneOS 20: in Ciarraige Airtig; MacDiarmada Gall buried there; Meic Caíl/Cóelbad of Cl. Aird & Imlech Gaileng (qv)
Cúil Maine/Muine?OS 20
Curraghs*OS 20: nec pre-reform? Patrician assoc of antiquity?
Dá Chenn EcháinOS 20: in field kwn as 'Lios-mhic-Cháin'; identif with 'Da Cenn Echain' in Caoille by Power (1932)
Derrywinny*OS 20
Domhnach MórOS 20/25?; feast of Feidlimid (9 Aug)
Domnach CluaineOS 20
Druim MórOS 20, 21: in Uí Echach; Énán, Mo-Chritóc, Cóemán assoc with this or other Dromore(s)?
DrumcorOS 20
DrumnacurOS 20 ;
GarrisonOS 20
KeadewOS 20
KilboglashyOS 20: F. of Bile?
KilcooseOS 20, 26: mod par Castlerea
KildaloughOS 20
KilellinOS 20: assoc ('Kilellin') with Eiléne Eps (LL 365)? Toberdoney => domnach element? now par Riverstown
KillycrappinOS 20, 25; possibly an EC site - if trad can be trusted
MonseaOS 20
NenaghOS 20: trad assoc St Colmán => EC origin?; deed of 1217-21: advowson jtly held Butler family & abbots of Abingdon
Pallas MoreOS 20
Ros na gCaillechOS 20, 21: a foundation of women religious (cailligh) under Comgall? = Ros Torothair contested by Colum Cille?
Tempall na gCaillech DubOS 20: med fndt of Aug canonesses? possibly on an earlier site?
TemplenabreeOS 20: possible early women's fndt later occ by med nunnery?
Termann Cóelainn/Daire C.OS 20, 21: adj tld Termonmore (formerly Termonkeelin?)
Trinity IslandOS 20: possible EC site if oval gvyd => encl; other ruins rep Priory of Loch Uachtar, founded 1237
Tully*OS 20: nec a pre-reform site? medieval par ch?