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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.CountyGives the county in which the barony lies.
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Acragar (Foy church)*Laois
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BallintubbertLaois
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Baunaghra (Bán Eachra?)Laois
Belach Foircetail*Carlow?/Laois?
Bó-chluainLaois
Bordgal (Mór)Laois
Buirghias MórLaois
Camclone*Laois
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Cell AbbáinLaois
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Cell Chúile DumaiLaois
Cell Delcce/DeilgeLaois
Cell Draignech*Laois
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Cell Eithne?Laois
Cell Eithne?Laois
Cell Fháeláin (Kilwhelan)Laois
Cell Fhinnche? Laois
Cell Gabra/Cell Garad? Laois
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Cell Ingen BraninLaois
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Cell (Kill)Laois
Cell LuacheLaois
Cell mac ÁedaLaois
Cell Máele-Phóil?Laois
Cell Maignenn*Laois
Cell Meithne?Laois
Cell Mennmain?Laois
Cell Mo-Chellóc?Laois
Cell Mo-Gobbóc (Kilmagobbock)Laois
Cell Muadáin?Laois
Cell Muire? (Kilmurry)*Laois
Cell Muire? (Kilmurry)Laois
Cell Teccáin/Tagáin/TaccáinLaois
Cell Tidill Laois
Cell tSillóc?Laois
Cell Ua MaigechLaois
ClonaghLaois
Cloneeb*Laois
CloneenLaois
ClopookLaois
Cloydah*Laois
Cluain AíthgeinLaois
Cluain Chaín Laois
Cluain Chaín Laois
Cluain Dá FhiachLaois
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Cluain Ferta Mo-LuaLaois
Cluain findchuillLaois?
Cluain Fota in Uí ChuilinnLaois
Cluain ImmorchairLaois/Kilkenny
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CuffsboroughLaois
Cúil AmlaíbLaois
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CúilLaois
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CurracloneLaois
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Daire meic DimmaiLaois
Dairmag Laois
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Dísert meic ChuilinnLaois
Dísert Óengusa Laois
Dísert T'ernócCarlow?/Laois?
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Domnach MórLaois
Druim LoígseLaois
Druim TogaLaois
Enach TruimLaois
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EtargabalLaois
Farran Eglish*Laois
Fossy (Fosad?)Laois
Glebe*Laois
Glenn Uissen Laois
Gráig a'Dreaslaigh*Laois
Imlech na LegaLaois
Irrus Ua MicáinLaois?
Killaterry/MounthallLaois
KillermoghLaois
Killyann (Cell Liatháin?)Laois
KillyshaneLaois
Kilmaleed (Cell Mo-Lide?)Laois
Knockseera (C. Saigre?)Laois
Kyleclonhobert*Laois
Kyle*Laois
Kylenaseer* (Cell na Saer?)Laois
Kyletabreehren*Laois
Lemchaill (Loughill)Laois?
Loughmansland*Laois
Men-droichetLaois
MonamonraLaois
MoyannaLaois
Newtown (Kyleaderry)Laois
NuachongbáilLaois
Oldcourt*Laois
Portnahinch*Laois
Ráith Choill/na Coille?Laois
Ráith DomnaichLaois
Ráith in EpscoipLaois
Ráith Mór?Laois
Ráith na LeamhaLaois
Ráith RuadáinLaois?
Ráith Saráin (Eglish)Laois
RearymoreLaois
Ros Conaill Ua MórdhaLaois
Ros DarachLaois
Ros FinnglaiseLaois
Ros TorcLaois?
Rushin (Roisín)Laois
Scadarc (?) Laois
SenchellLaois
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Tech ColuimLaois
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Tech M'Áedóc?Laois
Tech Mo-Chua (meic Nemainn?)Laois
Tempall ChuáinLaois
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Tír ChóicirLaois
TroscadLaois
Tuaim dá FhiachLaois
Tuaim domnaichLaois
Tulach BregmannLaois
Tulach Fobair?Laois
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Vicarstown (Kylemahoe?)Laois