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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 CuingireHogan 1910, 8
Achadh DeoArchdall 1786, 299; Hogan 1910, 8; Etchingham 1996, 69; Barrington 1999, 202; Murray 2004, 27
Achad DagainHogan 1910, 8, 681
Achad DomangairtHogan 1910, 8
Achad Dorbchon O'Hanlon 1875, IX, 563; Hogan 1910, 8, 11, 173; Ó Riain 1994, 58, 68, 233 (n. 7), 236 (n. 43), 251 (n.177), 257 (n. 212), 305; Harrington 2002, 224
Achad DrummanHogan 1910, 8
Achad DubthaigArchdall 1786, 1; Hogan 1910, 8; Ó Riain 1985, 311
Achad DúineHogan 1910, 8; Ó Riain 1994, 210, 252 (n. 181), 305; Etchingham 1996, 69
Achad DumaHogan 1910, 8
Achad EtaichHogan 1910, 8
Achad FarchaHogan 1910, 8
Achad FertaHogan 1910, 8
Achad FiaclaHogan 1910, 8
Achad FindnicheHogan 1910, 8-9; MacShamhráin 2005a, 137
Achad Finnabrach/Cráeb GrelláinO'Donovan 1843, 8; Hogan 1910, 8, 26
Achad FinnglaisHogan 1910, 8
Achad FinnHogan 1910, 8
Achad TogartaCarrigan 1905, II, 307-8; Hogan 1910, 8, 11; Ó Riain 1985, 196 (n. 173), 311; Kennedy 2003, 19
Baile Draighneáin*Hogan 1910, 80
Baile Droichid*Hogan 1910, 80
Baile Dublegir*Hogan 1910, 80
Baile Dunill*Hogan 1910, 80
Baile Eiderscoil*Hogan 1910, 80; Cuppage 1986, 368
Baile Eoin*Hogan 1910, 80
Baile Graifne*Hogan 1910, 81
Baile Griffin Hogan 1910, 81; Ó hÉailidhe 1975, 28; Stout 1992, 34; MacShamhráin 2005a, 132, 140
Baile Grigin*Hogan 1910, 81
Baile Legan*Theiner 1864, 84; Hogan 1910, 82
Baile LonáinHogan 1910, 82
Baile Lothi*Hogan 1910, 82
Baile Luachra*Hogan 1910, 82
Baile Macdun? Archdall 1786, 131; Hogan 1910, 82; MacShamhráin 2005a, 143
Baile meic GlassáinHogan 1910, 84; Moore 1987, 129
Baile Mic RobartaigArchdall 1786, 95; Hogan 1910, 84
Baile Mochainn? (Baliogan)O'Reilly 1901, 258; Donnelly 1909, V, 178-9; Hogan 1910, 84; Ronan 1955-6, 39-40; Ó Danachair 1958, 84; 1960, 234; Turner 1983, [66, 72]; O'Brien 1988, 518-19; MacShamhráin 1996, 39, 203; MacShamhráin 2005a, 137
Baile na Caillige*Hogan 1910, 85
Baile na gCaillech*Hogan 1910, 85
Baile na gCaillech*Hogan 1910, 85
Baile na gCaillech*Archdall 1786, 519; Hogan 1910, 85; Gwynn & Hadcock 1970, 173
Baile na gCaillech*Hogan 1910, 85
Baile na MainistrechReeves 1847, 198-9; Hogan 1910, 87
Baile na ManachReeves 1847, 69; Hogan 1910, 87
Baile na ManachReeves 1847, 69; Hogan 1910, 87
Baile na Manach*Hogan 1910, 87
Baile na Marb*Hogan 1910, 87
Baile na Martra Hogan 1910, 87
Baile na Martra* Hogan 1910, 87
Baile na SaccartParl. Gaz. Ire., ii, 190; iii, 446; Hogan 1910, 87
Baile nua na SaccartLewis 1837, I, 160; Brady 1863, II, 48; Hogan 1910, 88; Power 1994, 244, 258
Baile OgariHogan 1910, 88; MacShamhráin 2005a, 143
Baile Rhodri*Hogan 1910, 89; Ó Danachair 1958, 72, 74; MacShamhráin 2005a, 142
Baile Scadán Hogan 1910, 89; Ó Danachair 1958, 72; Simms & Fagan 1992; MacShamhráin 2005a, 142
Cell Achaid DraignigeHogan 1910, 8 (Achad D); Price 1945-67, VII, 394; Ó Riain 1985, 314; Grogan & Kilfeather 1993, 127-8, 164
Cell Fháilinn?Hogan 1910, 84, 193, 631
Cell Mo-ShamócTheiner 1864, 417; Power 1903, 12-39; Hogan 1910, 81, 204
Domnach Mór Maige Tóchuir/CarndonaghArchdall 1786, 97; Hogan 1910, 8, 352, 353, 446, 531 (Mag T.); Crawford 1912, 220; Crawford 1926; Henry 1965, 128-30; Gwynn & Hadcock 1970, 380; Lucas 1973, 196; Lacey 1983, 249-51; McCone 1984b, 32; Herity et al. 1997, 86-7; Harrington 2002, 111-12; Lacey 2006, 115, 117-8, 286-7
MartreHogan 1910, 87, 537; Gwynn & Hadcock 1970
Scrín Choluim CilleHogan 1910, 87; Gwynn & Hadcock 1970, 374; Lucas 1986, 22; Ó Muraíle 1997, 199, 204
Scrín Choluim CilleHogan 1910, 87, 593; Gwynn & Hadcock 1970, 374; Ó Muraíle 1997, 204
Tulach AirdHogan 1910, 81(b. in chloictige), 627 (T. Ard); Ó Corráin 1981, 329; Moore 1987, 147; O'Keeffe 2003