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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 BiorairHogan 1910, 6; Barrow 1975; Lalor 1999; O'Keeffe 2003
Achad BóArchdall 1786, 588-9, 597?; Hogan 1910, 6-7; Plummer 1910, I, 313; Kenney 1929, 394-5, 437; Gwynn & Hadcock 1970, 28; Barrow 1975; Ó Riain 1985, 311; Ryan 1985, 120; Etchingham 1996, 68; MacShamhráin 1996, 56, 66, 117; Lalor 1999; Charles-Edwards 2000, 121-2, 262-4; Herbert 2001, 31-40; Harrington 2002, 109; O'Keeffe 2003; Kennedy 2003, 9-14; O'Neill 2004
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
Airther MaigeArchdall 1786, 13; Reeves 1847, 80, 243-5; O'Laverty 1887, 443-50; Hogan 1910, 26; Barrow 1973; Hurl 1998, 10-11; Lalor 1999; Charles-Edwards 2000, 59-60; O'Keeffe 2003
CaiselArchdall 1786, 646; Hogan 1910, 142-3; Henry 1965; Bourke 1980, 62, 66; Doherty 1980, 83; Cahill 1983, 9-18; Sheehan 1988, 3-13; Harbison 1993, 1-20; Hodkinson 1994, 167-74; O'Keeffe 1994, 135-43; Lalor 1999; Ó Riain-Raedel 2001, 25-7; O'Keeffe 2003
Cell AlaidO'Donovan 1844, 50, 164, 418; Knox 1904, 337; Hogan 1910, 175; Swan 1983, 269-73; Ó Riain 1985, 27, 195 (n. 160); Lalor 1999; Charles-Edwards 2000, 50-1, 256; O'Keeffe 2003
Cell ChuilinnArchdall 1786, 321-2; Parl. Gaz. Ire., II, 390; Hogan 1910, 186, 337; Bourke 1980, 58, 59, 62; Smyth 1982, 27, 48; Ó Riain 1985, 315; Byrne 1987, 127-9; MacShamhráin 1993, 63-5; 1996, 126, 147-8, 166 n.2, 173, 198, 239; Lalor 1999; O'Keeffe 2003
Cell meic DuachArchdall 1786, 291; Hogan 1910, 201; Gwynn & Hadcock 1970; Barrow 1979; Ó Riain 1985, 316; Etchingham 1999, 181; Lalor 1999; O'Keeffe 2003
Cenn EichÓ Riain 1994, 76, 263 (n. 290); Lalor 1999; O'Keeffe 2004
Cluain Choirpthe/ChairptheHogan 1910, 257; Plummer 1910, I, xxxiii, II, 321; Bourke 1980, 66; Ó Riain 1985, 190 (n. 25), 318; MacShamhráin 1996, 189; Lalor 1999; Beirne 2000, 329-30; Harrington 2002, 84; O'Keeffe 2003
Cluain DolcáinArchdall 1786, 131-2; Hogan 1910, 261; Ó Danachair 1958, 70; Rynne 1967, 29-37; Gwynn & Hadcock 1970; Barrow 1976; Ó Riain 1985, 199 (n. 243), 318; Stout 1992, 34; MacShamhráin 1996, 134, 142 n.3, 152, 174, 187, 200; Lalor 1999; Doherty 2000, 182-88; MacShamhráin 2005a, 138
Cluain EoisArchdall 1786, 582; Wakeman 1874, 327-40; Hogan 1910, 255, 262; Harbison 1970, 200; McCone 1984, 314; Ó Riain 1985, 199 (n. 244), 318; Ó Floinn 1985f, 176-7; Brindley 1986, 85; Lalor 1999; McCone 1990, 245-6; Harrington 2002, 229; O'Keeffe 2003
Daim InisArchdall 1786, 259; Hogan 1910, 336; Lowry-Corry 1919, 35-46, 158; Barrow 1973; Hickey 1976, 59-60; Ní Bhrolcháin 1982, 110; Ó Riain 1985, 320; Ó Floinn 1985a, 161-3; Ó Cróinín 1995, 180; Kehnel 1997, 76-7; Lalor 1999; O'Keeffe 2003; Doherty 2005, 13-24
Dísert Óengusa Begley 1906, 113-6; Hogan 1910, 345; Gwynn & Hadcock 1970; Lalor 1999; O'Keeffe 2003
Domnach Airthir MaigeHogan 1910, 349; Lalor 1999; O'Keeffe 2003
Domnach Mór meic Laithbe/Airthir EmnaArchdall 1786, 529; Cogan 1862, 128-9; Hogan 1910, 13, 349, 351, 352, 353, 523; Ó Riain 1985, 322; Moore 1987, 134; Lalor 1999; O'Keeffe 2003; Swift 2004, 71, 74; Bhreathnach 2005, 58
Druim bóHarris, State of Co. Down (1744), 73; Reeves 1847, 44-5; Hogan 1910, 358; Lalor 1999; O'Keeffe 2003
Druim CliabArchdall 1786, 631; Hogan 1910, 360; Ó Riain 1985, 322; Herbert 1988, 78, 189, 283 (n. 391); Charles-Edwards 1992, 278; Harbison 1994, 49-51; Hawkes 1997, 107-35; Bourke 1997, 177, 179; Ó Muraíle 1997, 204, 205, 212, 213; Herity et al 1997, 120; Lalor 1999; Beirne 2000, 236-7; O'Keeffe 2003; Candon 2006, 70-77
Druim in asclaind (enesclaind)Hogan 1910, 363, 365; Davies 1942, 101-3; Macalister 1946, 56; Roe 1954, 113-14; Barrow 1979, 148-9; Ó Corráin 1981, 330; Ó Riain 1985, 202 (n. 321), 322; Buckley 1986, 73, 84; Harbison 1994; Lalor 1999; Picard 2000, 154; O'Keeffe 2003
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 Darcarcrenn (Draicrenn)Reeves 1847, 47-8; Hogan 1910, 463-4; Lalor 1999; O'Keeffe 2003
LuscaArchdall 1786, 251-2; Hogan 1910, 337, 508; Ó Danachair 1958, 73; Hughes 1966, 162, 211; Gwynn & Hadcock 1970, 40, 199, 322; Doherty 1980, 81; MacGarry 1980, 153-5; Swan 1983, 269, 271; Ó Riain 1985, 328; Stout 1992, 33; Valante 1998, 11; Lalor 1999, 137-9; Charles-Edwards 2000, 62, 552, 559; O'Keeffe 2003; MacShamhráin 2004b, 130, 131-4; 2005a, 142
ÓentrebArchdall 1786, 2; Reeves 1847, 63-4; Hogan 1910, 559; Hamlin 1983, 71; Lalor 1999; O'Keeffe 2003
RathmichaelBall 1906; Donnelly 1909, V, 183-5; Ó hÉailidhe 1957, 75-88; Ó hÉailidhe 1973, 53, 56 fig, 57; Turner 1983; Stout 1992, 37; Lalor 1999; Corlett 1999, 42, 45, 50, 51; MacShamhráin 2005a, 122-3, 136
Ros CréArchdall 1786, 672-3; Petrie 1878, 39; Hogan 1910, 585; Gleeson & Gwynn 1962, 60-3; Roe 1967, 127-32; Gwynn & Hadcock 1970, 43, 60; Doherty 1980, 83; Ó Riain 1985, 38, 331; Ó Floinn 1985e, 173; Harbison 1992, I, 162; O'Keeffe 1994, 144-8; Cunningham 1994, 29-30; Etchingham 1996, 44, 68; Kehnel 1997, 79-80; Lalor 1999; Farrelly & O'Brien 2002, 239-40; O'Keeffe 2003
Sord Choluim CilleArchdall 1786, 255-6; Dalton 1838, 269-88; Hogan 1910, 615-16; Ó Danachair 1958, 81; Gwynn & Hadcock 1970; Swan 1983, 269-94; Herbert 1988, 281 (n. 357), 282 (nn. 371-6), 315; Stout 1992, 34; Etchingham 1996, 32, 67, 69; Ó Muraíle 1997, 204; Lalor 1999; Bhreathnach 1999, 7, 11, 13; Clarke 2000, 4, 156; MacShamhráin 2005a, 141
St Michael-le-PoleLittle 1951, 2, 10; Clarke 1977, 39; Lalor 1999; Simpson 2000, 17-19; Clarke 2000, 45-6; Gowen 2001, 13-52; Clarke 2002, 17; 2004, 149-50; MacShamhráin 2005a, 136
Tech TuaeHogan 1910, 627; MacShamhráin 1996, 198, 239; Lalor 1999; O'Keeffe 2003