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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.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.
Achad FobairArchdall 1786, 492; Hogan 1910, 5, 9, 193 (if Cell Fobuir), 640; Gwynn & Hadcock 1970; O'Hara 1982, 50; Ó Riain 1985, 311; Lalor 1999; Harrington 2002, 111; O'Keeffe 2003
Achad MórArchdall 1786, 493; O'Donovan 1844, 477; Hogan 1910, 10; Gwynn & Hadcock 1970
ArdachadArchdall 1786, 437; Hogan 1910, 36; MacNamee 1954, 26-34, 72-3, 551-3; MacDermott 1957, 167-95; Hamlin 1985, 285-8; Swift 1998, 115; Charles-Edwards 2000, 31, 33, 260
Ard DomnachArchdall 1786, 4; Hogan 1910, 40
Ard PátraiccArchdall 1786, 451; Hogan 1910, 47; Buckley 1986, 71; Dumville 1993, 56
Balla (Balna)Archdall 1786, 493; Knox 1904, 134-9; Hogan 1910, 94, 95, 632; Gwynn & Hadcock 1970; O'Hara 1982, 50; Doherty 1982, 309-10; Ó Riain 1985, 57, 204 (n. 372), 313; Rynne 1998, 177-84
Burriscarra*Archdall 1786, 497; Knox 1904, 170, 386
Cell AchaidArchdall 1786, 41-2; Hogan 1910, 173
Cell ChlochairArchdall 1786, 465; Hogan 1910, 182
Cell Dímmae Archdall 1786, 423; Begley 1906, 117; Hogan 1910, 189
Cell GlaissiArchdall 1786, 442; Hogan 1910, 194; MacNamee 1954, 680-1
Cell ÍteArchdall 1786, 419; Begley 1906, 44-56; Hogan 1910, 196; Plummer 1910, II, 331; Etchingham 1996, 68, 69; Harrington 2002, 80-1, 177, 207-08; Bray 2005b, 235-6
Cell LiadaineArchdall 1786, 401; Hogan 1910, 197; Plummer 1910, II, 319; Stout 1998, 54 (?); Fitzpatrick 1998, 111, 125; Harrington 2002, 110, 230
Cell MórArchdall 1786, 42; O'Donovan 1856, I, 538 (note g); Hogan 1910, 203; O'Connell 1937, 23-38; Davies 1948, 99; Hickey 1976, 54, 60; O'Donovan 1995, 201, 219
Cell na Fidnaige (?)Archdall 1786, 423; Begley 1906, 113; Hogan 1910, 206
Cell NáileArchdall 1786, 410; Hogan 1910, 206; Lowry-Corry1919, 35-46, 158
Cell Rígnaich?Archdall 1786, 404; Lanigan 1829, II, 80; Hogan 1910, 209; Harbison 1992; Kehnel 1997, 183-4 n.61
Cell SaráinArchdall 1786, 465; Hogan 1910, 211; Buckley 1986, 75
Cell TidillArchdall 1786, 425; Hogan 1910, 212-13, 686; Ó Riain 1985, 198 (n. 234), 317; MacCotter 2004, 24, 26, 125
Cell UincheArchdall 1786, 466; Hogan 1910, 193, 214; Ó Riain 1985, 317
Cenn ÉitigArchdall 1786, 401; Hogan 1910, 225; Gwynn & Gleeson 1962, 85-6; Byrne 1973, 171, 216; Ó Riain 1985, 197 (n. 211), 317; De Paor 1987, 131-58; Ó Murchadha & Ó Murchú 1988, 53-67; O'Brien 1994, 16; Stout 1998, 50, 51, 56; Fitzpatrick 1998, 116-18, 119
Cenn InseArchdall 1786, 43; Lanigan 1829, II, 89; Hogan 1910, 226
Cluain BrainArchdall 1786, 452; Hogan 1910, 256
Cluain bronaich*Archdall 1786, 438-9; Hogan 1910, 256; Plummer 1910, II, 321; MacNamee 1954, 86-93; Ó Riain 1985, 196 (note 185), 211 (note 670.6); Harrington 2002, 83-6, 182-4, map 3
Cluain ChonmaicneArchdall 1786, 407; O'Donovan 1856, II, 967 (note p); Hogan 1910, 253, 259; MacNamee 1954, 109-12, 592-4; Ó Riain 1985, 195 (n. 149), 318; Kelly 1993, 156-61; Grant 1994, 16-17; Herity et al. 1997, 104-05; Kehnel 1997, 316; Moore 2003, 174-5
Cluain ClaidbaichArchdall 1786, 420; Begley 1906, 105; Hogan 1910, 258; Plummer 1910, II, 321
CluainArchdall 1786, 438
CoinnereArchdall 1786, 4; Reeves 1847, 85-6, 95-7, 237-43; O'Laverty 1884, 270-8, 285-90; Hogan 1910, 282, 288; Plummer 1910, II, 322; Ó Riain 1985, 203 (n. 357), 319; Charles-Edwards 1992, 282; 2000, 55, 58-9, 61-4, 261
Corcomroe Abbey*Archdall 1786, 44; Gwynn & Hadcock 1970, 130; Stalley 1975, 24-46; Sheehan 1982, 46; Ní Ghabhláin 1995, 66, 68, 70, 79, 81
Cráeb LiathArchdall 1786, 407; MacKenna & Scott 1898-9, 101-201; Crawford 1916b, 177-9; O'Connell 1937, 111, 137-150; Leask 1960, III,129, 149-51; Conlon 1988, 118-9; Moore 2003, 177-8
CruachArchdall 1786, 420; Hogan 1910, 309
CungaArchdall 1786, 498; Hogan 1910, 323; Bourke 1989, 14-16; Ó Riain & Murray 2005, 18-21
Daire MeilleArchdall 1786, 408; Hogan 1910, 327, 328; O'Connell 1937, 207; Gwynn & Hadcock 1970, 380; Ó Riain 1985, 171, 221 (n. 722.18), 247, 321; Moore 2003, 183-4
Domnach Mór Maige SlechtArchdall 1786, 40; Hogan 1910, 351, 353, 530
Druim CaraArchdall 1786, 460; Hogan 1910, 359; Buckley 1986, 73
Druim Chea/CheoArchdall 1786, 439; Hogan 1910, 359
Druim IngArchdall 1786, 460; Hogan 1910, 365; Ó Riain 1985, 322; Buckley 1986, 73; Etchingham 1996, 61
Druim LethanArchdall 1786, 41; Hogan 1910, 365; Plummer 1910, II, 325; O'Connell 1937, 173-97; Davies 1948, 83-94; Barrow 1979, 56-8; Doherty 1982, 322-4, 327; O'Donovan 1995, 197; Kehnel 1997, 84; O'Keeffe 2003; Murray 2005, 136-8
Druim LiasArchdall 1786, 408; Hogan 1910, 366; O'Connell 1937, 131-6; Charles-Edwards 1992, 277; Dumville 1993, 99; Ó Cróinín 1995, 61, 162-3; Etchingham 1993, 158-60; 1999, 229-32, 235; Etchingham & Swift 2001, 285-312; Moore 2003, 179
DrumshallonArchdall 1786, 461; Davies 1944, 280-2; Gwynn & Hadcock 1970, 280-2; Buckley 1986, 73
Enach DubArchdall 1786, 407; Hogan 1910, 187, 397; MacNamee 1954, 547; Ó Riain 1985, 53, 202 (n. 330), 323; Kehnel 1997, 317; Moore 2003, 172
Feenish IsdArchdall 1786, 46; Frost 1893, 189-90
Fidnacha Maige RéinArchdall 1786, 408-09; Hogan 1910, 418; Hynes 1931, 39-54; JACAS 11 (1942), 42-46; MacNamee 1954, 112-20, 629-31; Leask 1960, 2.148-9; Bourke 1980, 65; Ó Riain 1985, 195 (n. 146), 324; Lucas 1986, 14-15, 19; Bourke 2000, 331-40; Moore 2003, 175-6
FochardArchdall 1786, 464; Hogan 1910, 426; Garstin 1929, 53-68; Davies 1941, 7; Mac Íomhair 1966, 125-9; Barrow 1979, 154; Sweetman 1984, 36-7; Buckley 1986, 74; Harrington 2002, 56, 82, 314; O'Keeffe 2003; Condit & Buckley 2007, passim
GlencolumbkilleArchdall 1786, 46; Westropp 1900, 100-80; Sheehan 1982, 35, 46; Ní Ghabhláin 1988, 135-38; Ní Ghabhláin 1995, 68, 69, 72
Inis Chaín DegaArchdall 1786, 465; Hogan 1910, 462; Leslie 1929, 210, 287; Ó Riain 1975, 84, 88, 92 n.70; Livingstone 1980, 25; Bourke 1980, 66; McCone 1984, 325; Brindley 1986, 86; MacShamhráin 1996, 177; Kehnel 1997, 77-9; Charles-Edwards 2000, 57 (map), 573; Harrington 2002, 229-30; O'K
Inis ChaírechArchdall 1786, 46; O'Donovan 1856, I, 410 note g; Frost 1893, 81; Hogan 1910, 462, 463, 465; Ó Riain 1985, 326
Inis Chathaig (Scattery)Archdall 1786, 49-52; Frost 1893, 80-1, 85-6; Hogan 1910, 462; Gwynn & Gleeson 1962, 15-23; Ó Corráin 1973, 52-63; Bourke 1980, 66; Doherty 1982, 307; Ó Riain 1985, 198 (n. 228), 326; Breatnach 1989, 7-32; Kehnel 1997, 64-5, 67-8; Lalor 1999; Harrington 2002, 242-4; O'Keeffe 2003; Ní Ghrádaigh 2006, 26-30
Inis CheltraArchdall 1786, 47; Hogan 1910, 462; Ó Briain 1940, 461; Gwynn & Gleeson 1962, 23-9; Ó Corráin 1973, 52-63; Ó Riain 1985, 201 (n. 290); Hamlin 1985, 285-8; Etchingham 1999, 180, 339; Lalor 1999; O'Keeffe 2003
Inis ChlothrannArchdall 1786, 440-1; Hogan 1910, 253, 463; MacNamee 1954, 100-07; Gwynn & Hadcock 1970, 178; Ó Riain 1985, 202 (n. 328); Harrington 2002, 230; MacShamhráin, 'Diarmait (late 6thc)', DIB, forthcoming
Inis Chrónáin (Inchicronan)Archdall 1786, 47; Frost 1893, 48, 125; Hogan 1910, 463
Inis LuaidArchdall 1786, 48; Frost 1893, 71; Hogan 1910, 466
Inis MochtaArchdall 1786, 465; O'Donovan 1856, II, 610 note c; Hogan 1910, 467; Moore 1987, 140
Inis MórArchdall 1786, 47; Frost 1893, 81
Inis Mór Locha GamnaArchdall 1786, 439-40; Hogan 1910, 631; MacNamee 1954, 98-100, 598; Ó Muraíle 1997, 204
Inis na NáemArchdall 1786, 441; Hogan 1910, 468; Gwynn & Hadcock 1970
Kilmore (Cell Mór?)Archdall 1786, 442
Leth ráith (Ráithín)Archdall 1786, 442; Hogan 1910, 485; MacNamee 1954, 36-7, 58-60; Ó Riain 1985, 211 (note 670.5), 327
Liath MancháinArchdall 1786, 401; Hogan 1910, 488, 640; Ó Riain 1985, 196 (note 188), 327; Kelly 1988, 93, 95, 97; Kehnel 1997, 84-5; Stout 1998, 61, 62; Fitpatrick 1998, 99, 110, 121; O'Carroll 2000, 24-5; Harrington 2002, 230; Murray 2004, 26
Liath Mór (Leamakevoge)Archdall 1786, 402; Hogan 1910, 488, 489; Seymour 1912, 127-33; Leask & Macalister 1946, 1-14; Leask 1955, 62-5; Ó Riain 1985, 327; Etchingham 1996, 68, 69; Ó Floinn 1998, 193-201; Farrelly & O'Brien 2002, 253
Lugmad/LugbadArchdall 1786, 469; Hogan 1910, 507; Leask 1937, 32-5; Davies 1942, 103-6; Harbison 1973, 39-42; Bradley 1985, 8-22; Ó Riain 1985, 328; Buckley 1986, 78; Sharpe 1990, 85-93; Dumville 1993, 56; Byrne 2002, 67 n.48; Byrne 2005, 668
MóethailArchdall 1786, 410; Hogan 1910, 510, 536; JACAS 11 (1942), 36-9; MacNamee 1954, 120-2, 723-4; Gwynn & Hadcock 1970, 187; Ó Riain 1985, 330; Moore 2003, 183
Moydow; AghinaspickArchdall 1786, 445
Mugna Mo-ShenócArchdall 1786, 403; Hogan 1910, 540, 544; MacShamhráin 1996, 94, 174, 196, 213, 239
MungairitArchdall 1786, 434; Begley 1906, 33-7; Hogan 1910, 552; Ó Corráin 1972, 87; Byrne 1973, 171, 216; Walsh & Ó Cróinín 1988
Ráith BeccArchdall 1786, 403
Ráith ChathailArchdall 1786, 435; Hogan 1910, 568
Ráith LipthenArchdall 1786, 404; Hogan 1910, 573; Ó Riain 1985, 330
SaigirArchdall 1786, 404-06; Hogan 1910, 590; Edwards 1983, 5-46; Ó Riain 1985, 201 (n. 288), 332; Kehnel 1997, 72-4; Stout 1998, 50, 51, 52, 53; Fitzpatrick 1998, 104, 105-6, 118, 119; Sperber 1998, 131-52; Harrington 2002, 109-10, 230; Ó Riain 2008, 25-42
SruthairArchdall 1786, 436; MacNamee 1954, 168
Termann FeichínArchdall 1786, 491; Hogan 1910, 632, 640; Stubbs 1911, 359; Davies 1944, 292-3; Roe 1954, 111-12; Lionard 1961, 101-2; Gwynn & Hadcock 1970, 324; Buckley 1986, 80, 82; Harbison 1992
TuilénArchdall 1786, 406; Cogan 1862, 133-4; Hogan 1910, 348, 654; Moore 1987, 134; McCone 1990, 147; Manning 2000, 49