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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.
Achad BroanWestmeath
Achad CorcaigeWestmeath
Achad ÍWestmeath
Ard nUrchairWestmeath
Áth Chinn ChonWestmeath
Áth LuainWestmeath
Áth MaigneWestmeath
Baile na gCaillech*Westmeath
Caílle FochladaWestmeath
Calry ChurchWestmeath
Cell ÁirWestmeath
Cell AirthirWestmeath
Cell an IbairWestmeath
Cell ArcalgachWestmeath
Cell BeccáinWestmeath
Cell BeccWestmeath
Cell BecracháinWestmeath
Cell BicsigeWestmeath
Cell BrigteWestmeath
Cell BrigteWestmeath
Cell BrigteWestmeath
Cell BrigteWestmeath
Cell BrigteWestmeath
Cell/Caill UaillechWestmeath
Cell Chacáin (?)Westmeath
Cell ChainnigWestmeath
Cell Chamna?Westmeath/Offaly?
Cell Chliathach?Westmeath
Cell ChomraireWestmeath
Cell Chorcu RoídeWestmeath
Cell Chruimthir Fiachrach/Cell CruimriatharWestmeath
Cell Chuimne?Westmeath
Cell ChúrnáinWestmeath
Cell DechnáinWestmeath
Cell EichiWestmeath
Cell Epscoip MuniWestmeath
Cell ErnáinWestmeath
Cell FhínáinWestmeath
Cell FhrasuigWestmeath
Cell GaimneWestmeath
Cell LaisreWestmeath
Cell Liath?Westmeath
Cell LucáinWestmeath
Cell LucraideWestmeath
Cell Máele-tuileWestmeath
Cell Maige GlaisWestmeath
Cell Maige hUachtairWestmeath?
Cell Maige ÍchtairWestmeath?
Cell meic CathailWestmeath
Cell meic NemainnWestmeath
Cell Mo-Chua?Westmeath
Cell Móna (Kilmona)Westmeath
Cell na gCaillechWestmeath
Cell na hInnse?Westmeath
Cell Phátraic?Westmeath
Cell Phátraic?Westmeath
Cell PhátraicWestmeath
Cell PhátraicWestmeath
Cell Phátraic?Westmeath
Cell Rónáin?Westmeath
Cell TómmaWestmeath
Cell Ua MucaWestmeath
Cell UidríneWestmeath
Cenn Ard?Westmeath
Cenn CharmelliWestmeath
Cenn EichWestmeath
Church IslandWestmeath
Cluain airbinnWestmeath
Cluain ChaínWestmeath
Cluain ChremaWestmeath
Cluain DabchaWestmeath
Cluain daimWestmeath
Cluain ErnáinWestmeath
Cluain Fota Báetáin abaWestmeath
Cluain Fota Fine/LibréinWestmeath
Cluain gamnaWestmeath
Cluain MóescneWestmeath
Cluain RailgechWestmeath
Cluain RethainWestmeath
Coirp RáitheWestmeath?
Cráeb UllannWestmeath
Cruach Aball*Westmeath?
Cúil Chait[te]?Meath/Westmeath
Cúil FobairWestmeath
Dísert AgatáinWestmeath
Dísert BeraigWestmeath
Dísert Máele-TuileWestmeath
Dísert meic ConlocaeWestmeath
Dísert TolaWestmeath
Domnach Feda EóinWestmeath?
(Domnach Maige) SingiteWestmeath
Domnach Mór Maige EchnachWestmeath
Domnach Mór Maige EchreddWestmeath
Drong FáechnigWestmeath
Druim AirthirWestmeath?
Druim Finnchaílle (?)Westmeath
Druim MórWestmeath
Druim RáiteWestmeath
Ecclas Chinn Aird/Chinn Airt?Westmeath
Ecclas in Capite CarmelliWestmeath
Fossa DallbrónaigWestmeath
Imlech SeiscinnWestmeath
Inis AinghinWestmeath
Inis bó finneWestmeath
Inis Chobthaig?Westmeath
Inis Chróine/Locha Cróine?Westmeath
Inis Mór Locha RíbWestmeath
Inis Mór Locha UairWestmeath
Ísell ChiaráinWestmeath
Kilcatherina (Cell Chaitigerna?)Westmeath
Lann meic LuacháinWestmeath
Leccan MidiWestmeath
Lecc bladmaWestmeath
Loch SuideWestmeath
Nun's IslandWestmeath
Ráith ÁedaWestmeath
Ráith Chonaill?Westmeath
Ráith Garb?Westmeath
Ráith in EpscoipWestmeath
Ráith Meic in ÉicisWestmeath
Ráith ÓenbóWestmeath
Ros DelaWestmeath
Ros MídeWestmeath
Tech AirennáinWestmeath
Tech BaithínWestmeath
Tech BrigteWestmeath
Tech/Cell LaisreWestmeath
Tech ColmáinWestmeath
Tech ConáinWestmeath
Tech LaisrennWestmeath
Tech Lommáin Westmeath
Tech MinchuineWestmeath
Tech MunnuWestmeath
Tech TrebthaWestmeath?
Tempall meic in tsáeirWestmeath
Tempall OdráinWestmeath
Tipra (?)Westmeath
Tír dá ChróebWestmeath
Tír na CopánWestmeath
Tulach GarbaWestmeath
Uachtar ComarthaWestmeath