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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.
Abbeyland*OS 17: Fearann na Mainistreach Thuaidh; nec pre-reform? antiquity of cross-slab?
Aclare*OS 36: nec pre-reform? Med par ch?
Aghnameadle*OS 22: nec pre-reform? Med par ch?
Ahgloragh*OS 44: An tÁth Glorach - nec pre-Reform? med par ch?
Annies* OS 100: nec pre-reform site? med foundation(s)?
Ard Becc*nec pre-reform? med. par ch?
Ard Bhéarra* OS 35: nec pre-Reform? med par ch?
Ardcanaght*nec pre-reform? med. par ch?; Ard Chánachta (nr Castlemaine) - Donnchad MacCárthaig of (Hogan 1910, 38)
Ard Chath*not nec pre-reform; possibly med par ch
Ardcullen*nec pre-reform? med. par ch?
Ard mBresta*not nec pre-reform; possibly med par ch
Ard na Croise (Ardnacrusha)nec pre-reform eccl settlement?
Ardnageehy*OS 53: nec pre-reform? Med par ch?
Ard Rathainin Uí Fiachrach Aidni; nec pre-Reform? med par ch?
Ard Scol*not nec pre-reform; possibly med par ch; E part par Moone in bar N & R
Athenyry*in cantred of Ywoghin; nec pre-reform? medieval?
Áth Fada*in Uí Meic Caille; not nec pre-reform; possibly med par ch
Ath Goan*not nec pre-reform; possibly med par ch
Ath Luain*obsolete placename in bar Kinalea; nec pre-reform?; possibly med par ch?
Baile Adekarmerdin*in cantred of Ywoghin; nec pre-reform?; medieval?
Baile Adelagheles*in cantred of Ywoghin; nec pre-reform? medieval? second element of placename ecclas?
Baile an Tempaill*nec pre-reform? med. par ch?
Baile Bocht*nec pre-reform? medieval? Possibly distinct placename?
Baile Bogain*not nec pre-reform; possibly med par ch
Baile Bren*nec pre-reform?; possibly med par ch
Baile Buadain*not nec pre-reform; possibly med par ch
Baile Buadain*not nec pre-reform; possibly med par ch
Baile Caranaig*not nec pre-reform; possibly med par ch; Ballycaranaich
Baile Cassin*nec pre-reform?; possibly med par ch
Baile Cathaláin*nec pre-reform?; possibly med par ch
Baile Chille Buanaindi*in land of Uí Lergusa; not nec pre-reform; possibly med par ch
Baile Chinn Aird*not nec pre-reform; possibly med par ch; obsolete placename in bar Duleek
Baile Clatre*not nec pre-reform; possibly med par ch
Baile Draighneáin*nec pre-reform?; possibly med par ch
Baile Droichid*obsolete placename Ballydryhead?; not nec pre-reform; med. par ch?
Baile Dubh*nec pre-reform? med. par ch?
Baile Dublegir*not nec pre-reform; possibly med par ch
Baile Dunill*nec pre-reform? medieval?
Baile Eiderscoil*possibly nr Annascaul; not nec pre-reform; possibly med par ch
Baile Eoin*not nec pre-reform; possibly med par ch
Baile Graifne*nec pre-reform? medieval? Possibly distinct placename?
Baile Grigin*not nec pre-reform; possibly med par ch
Baile Legan*in cantred of Ywoghin; nec pre-reform? medieval?
Baile Lothi*nec pre-reform?; possibly med par ch
Baile Luachra*not nec pre-reform; possibly med par ch
Baile na Caillige*not nec pre-reform; possibly med par ch
Baile na Cille*OS 10; ch ruinous in 1615; nec pre-reform?; possibly med par ch
Baile na gCaillech*not nec pre-reform; possibly med convent
Baile na gCaillech*not nec pre-reform; possibly med convent; LY (sic - Hogan)
Baile na gCaillech*not nec pre-reform; possibly post Norman convent?
Baile na gCaillech*not nec pre-reform; possibly med convent
Baile na gCaillech*not nec pre-reform; possibly med convent; on bndry of Cloch Naige, nr Áth Luain (qv)
Baile na Mainistrechnot nec pre-reform; possibly med foundation; adj Killinchy; appropriate to Grey Abbey
Baile na ManachOS 5, 6; Baile na Manach 1605; Monkstown 1306; not nec pre-reform; possibly med foundation
Baile na Manach*nec pre-reform?; possibly med foundation? nr Passage
Baile na Marb*Ballynamara - obsolete plname in Co Kilkenny?; nec pre-reform? med par ch?
Baile na Martra* not nec pre-reform; possibly med par ch
Baile Uí Dhíonuige*?in half-cantred Yffathiatha, cantred Ywoghin; nec pre-reform?; possibly med par ch
Baile Uí Dhoinnnec pre-reform? med. par ch/chapel?
Ballincloher*nec pre-reform? med. par ch/chapel? but placename element clochar
Ballinglanna*nec pre-reform? med. par ch/chapel?
Ballybaan*OS 94: An Baile Bán Beag? nec pre-Reform? med par ch?
Ballybeg*nec pre-reform? med. par ch/chapel?
Ballyclogh*OS 24: nec pre-reform? med par ch? 'in ruins' 1615, 'in repair' 1774 (Brady)
Ballycotton*OS 89: nec pre-reform?
Ballydeloughey*OS 19: nec pre-reform? ch 'in repair' 1615, abandoned by 1694 (Brady)
Ballyeightragh*OS 55: nec pre-reform? ch in ruins by 1615 (Brady)
Ballyenaghty*nec pre-reform? med. par ch/chapel?
Ballyheerin*OS 17: nec pre-reform site?
Ballynaclogh*OS 27: nec pre-reform? med par ch?
Ballynahaglish*nec pre-reform? med. par ch/chapel?
Ballynakilly*nec pre-reform? med. par ch/chapel?
Ballynalacken*OS 28: nec pre-reform? ch 'in repair' 1615, abandoned by 1694 (Brady)
Ballynary*OS 34: nec pre-reform? Med par ch?
Ballynoe*OS 41: nec pre-reform?
Ballyphilip*OS 32; not nec pre-reform; possibly med par. ch.
Ballyrolly*OS 37; not nec pre-reform; possibly med par. ch.
Ballyspillane*OS 65: nec pre-reform? med par ch? in ruins by 1615 (Brady)
Ballytrisnane*OS 39: nec pre-reform?; possibly med par ch
Ballytrustan*OS 38; nec pre-reform?; later a foundation of Knights Hospitallers (Tax)
Ballytrustan*OS 32; c.1 mile SE of Portaferry; not nec pre-reform; possibly med par. ch.
Ballyvoony (Baile Uí Mhuimhnigh)*OS 24: nec pre-reform?; possibly med par ch
Belach*nec pre-reform? nec an eccl settlement?
Br[e]adach*OS 9; not nec pre-reform; possibly med par. ch.
Camclone*probably Cam chluain? nec pre-reform site? 3k SW of Achad bó (qv)
Cannawee*nec pre-reform? Is Brénainn assoc nec early?
Carrig*OS 33: nec pre-reform?; ch 'in ruins' 1615, abandoned by 1694 (Brady)
Carrigdownane*OS 18: nec pre-reform? ch 'in ruins' 1615, abandoned by 1641 (Brady)
Carrigillihy*women's foundation? period doubtful; not nec pre-reform
Cell Achaid*OS 63; nec pre-reform? earliest ref 1540
Cell Airdrí*Kilardery in dnry Muscri - nec pre-reform?
Cell Alachtáin?*OS 99: nec pre-reform?
Cell Brigtein Gleann-tachuir; possible EC site? Brigidine (Colgan) assoc nec pre-reform?
Cell Brigtepossible EC site? Brigidine (Colgan) assoc nec pre-reform?
Cell Chonn*in Uí Maine; nec pre-reform site?
Cell Chuirín?nec pre-reform? med par ch? seemingly not Cell Chiaráin - see Kilkerin, Co Clare
Cell Éinne (2)OS 111:9:5 nec pre-reform? satellite of C Éinne (1)?
Cell Eoin OS 17: nec pre-reform? Med par ch?
Cell Gaibriel*OS 38: nec pre-reform? med par ch?
Cellín?*OS 30: nec pre-reform?
Cell Mhuire?*nec pre-reform site? med foundation?
Cell Mhuire?*nec pre-reform site? med foundation?
Cell Mhuire?*nec pre-reform site? med foundation?
Cell Mithil?*alternatively C. Mehál? (Hogan 1910, 200); nec pre-reform?
Cell Mór Farranreagh*nec pre-reform site? med foundation?
Cell na Cluana*OS 29: Kilmacloonagh; nec pre-reform? med par ch/chapel?
Cell na Manachnec pre-reform site? med fndt?
Cell na mBráthar*OS 7: nec pre-reform? no churches in use in Shandrum par 1673 (Brady)
Cell Tuillithe*OS 29: nec pre-reform site? Uncertain
Churchtown*OS 16: nec pre-reform? abandoned by 1694 (Brady)
Clashlehane?nec pre-reform; med. par ch? see Clashelane, Co. Cork?
Clonbuogh*OS 30: nec pre-reform? Med par ch?
Cloonmore*OS 112: nec pre-reform?
Cloonmore*OS 30: nec pre-reform?
Cooliney*OS 7: nec pre-reform? 'in repair' 1615, abandoned by 1694 (Brady)
Curraghmore*OS 10: nec pre-reform? Med par ch?
Curraghs*OS 20: nec pre-reform? Patrician assoc of antiquity?
Derryvillane?OS 19: nec pre-reform? ch reported 'in repair' in 1615, abandoned by 1694 (Brady)
Drumcannon*OS 26: nec pre-reform? Med par ch?
Drummans (Congbáil?)OS 3: uncertain date - nec pre-reform?
Dunamon* OS 7, 19, 20, 32: nec pre-reform? in Poor-Law Union of Roscommon, 1837
Dunhill*OS 25: nec pre-reform? Med par ch?
Ecclas*OS 34: nec pre-reform? Med par ch?
Feigh*OS 7: nec pre-reform? Med par ch?
Galey*nec pre-reform? med par ch?
Glenn Móc*nec pre-reform? med par ch/chapel
Gortnaclassach*OS 77: nec pre-reform?
Gweeshadan*OS 90: nec pre-reform?
Imphrick*OS 7; nec pre-reform? par ch 'in ruins' 1615 (Brady)
Kilballyowen*in C. Baiscenn W; nec pre-reform? med par ch?
Kildorrery*OS 18: nec pre-reform? ch 'in repair' 1615, rept ruined 'since the rebellion of 1641' (Brady)
Kilknockane*OS 15: nr Kanturk? nec pre-reform?
KillaghaduffOS 7; not nec pre-reform; perhaps a medieval fndt
Killaidamee*/Cell Arda Mide?OS 88: not nec pre-reform; Cill Arda Mí - earliest ref. 1579; 1km from Ard Fínáin
Killana*in Uí Ronghaile; nec an eccl settlement? nec pre-reform?
Kilsarkan*nec pre-reform? med. foundation?
Knigh/Cell Ard?*OS 14: nec pre-reform? med par ch? Cill Ard?
Knockaunncarragh*OS 93: An Cnocán Carrach - nec pre-reform?
Lachtgannon*OS 54: Leacht Geanainn - nec pre-reform?
Lackagh Beg*OS 70: Leacach Beag; nec pre-reform? med par ch dedic to Colum Cille?
Lecc*nec pre-reform site?
Loumanagh*OS 30: nec pre-reform?
Macroney* OS 28: nec pre-reform? ch 'in repair' in 1615, in ruins by 1774 (Brady)
Magherareagh*OS 34: nec pre-reform? Med par ch?
Maigen*in Connacia (Colgan); M assoc w Maigen (qv), par Shrule? this site nec pre-reform?
Maigh Cuilinn*OS 68: nec pre-reform?
Máimín*OS 89: nec pre-reform?
Marshalstown* OS 19: nec pre-reform? ch 'in repair' in 1615, abandoned by 1694 (Brady)
Maulnabrack*nec pre-reform site?
Monanimy* OS 34; nec pre-reform? ch nave 'in repair', chancel 'deroofed' 1615 (Brady)
Mount Talbot*OS 41, 44, 45: nec pre-reform? med fndt? in mod par Ballyforan
Moyaliff*OS 46: nec pre-reform? Med par ch?
Moycarky*OS 47: nec pre-reform? Med par ch?
Moyhenna*OS 79: nec pre-reform site?
Moynetemple*OS 36: nec pre-reform? Med par ch?
Nuachongbáilplacename => eccl site; nec pre-reform?
Nure*OS 7: nec pre-reform?
Oconach*otherwise Oldconnaught; nec pre-reform site? Med par ch?
Oldcourt*OS 17; nec pre-reform?; Tax 1291/reptd in ruins by 1615 (see Brady)
Paráiste Cholaim Chille*Teampall Cholum-cille (OSNB); nec pre-reform? successor to Inis Mór (qv), L. Gowna?
Rahelty*OS 42: nec pre-reform? Uncertain
Rathgoggan*OS 3; nec pre-reform? par ch of Rathgogin 'in ruins' 1615 (Brady)
Rathmoyle*OS 21: nec pre-reform? in mod par Tulsk
Relecc PóilOS 120:13:2 - betw Baile an Chaisleáin & B an tSéipéil; nec pre-Reform? but T. Phóil at Na Seacht dTeampaill (qv), Inishmore
Rocksborough*OS 110: nec pre-reform? Med par ch?
Róidbín*OS 110: nec pre-reform? Med par ch?
RoskeenOS 67: nec pre-reform? Med par ch?
Tallavbaun OS 105: nec pre-reform? med par ch/chapel?
Tech Eóin/Rinn DúinOS 46: St John's Pt/Randoon; nec pre-reform? in mod par Knockcroghery
Tempall Maol*OS 26: nec pre-reform site? uncertain
Tempall Muilinn* nec pre-reform site? uncertain
Templealour*OS 27; 'Teampull na Lobhar' = 'Ch of the Lepers' (Power 1932); nec pre-reform?
TemplederryOS 27: nec pre-reform? Med par ch?
Temple Hill*OS 74: nec pre-reform? med par ch/chapel?
Templemichael*OS 40: nec pre-reform? Assoc of well with Patrick nec early?
Templenaffrin*OS 25: nec pre-reform site? uncertain
Templeshane*OS 28: nec pre-reform? Med par ch?
Termon*OS 33; nec pre-reform? ch reputedly founded here by O'Reilly of Mullagh (Davies)
Toneel*OS 21: nec pre-reform site? uncertain
Tulach na gcaorthann*OS 24: nec pre-reform site? uncertain
TullyOS 27: Tully - a loc name in par Derrybrusk?; nec pre-reform site? uncertain