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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.DioceseThis records the medieval (not necessarily the same as the modern) diocese in which the foundation lies.
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Baile Gilla-Muiccíne (Dunmore)Ossory
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CamrosOssory
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Cell CheisOssory
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CellínOssory
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Cell Laisren (Killossory)Ossory
Cell Laithrigh (Killaree)Ossory
Cell Lamraige* Ossory
Cell Liath na Tuille (Killeen)Ossory
Cell LuacheOssory?
Cell M'ÁedócOssory
Cell Máele-Phóil?Ossory
Cell MainchínOssory
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Cell MeggethOssory
Cell meic CathailOssory
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Cell Mo-GharadOssory
Cell Mo-LacaOssory
Cell Mo-Scellóc? (Kilmoshkillogue)Ossory
Cell Muadáin?Ossory
Cell Muire? (Kilmurry)Ossory
Cell Muire*Ossory
Cell na Manach Ossory
Cell PhaáinOssory
Cell Phátraic (Clough)Ossory
Cell Rois?Ossory
Cell Ruidche?/C. BrigteOssory
Cell Ruidche?Ossory
Cell Teccáin/Tagáin/TaccáinOssory
Cell tSillóc?Ossory
Cell Ua nDaigre? (Killonerry)Ossory
CenannasOssory
Cenn ChailleOssory
Church of Park*Ossory
ClaraOssory
ClonassyOssory
Cloneeb*Ossory
CloneenOssory
Cloone/ClonameryOssory
Cluain AnfothaigOssory?
Cluain Ferta Mo-LuaOssory
Cluain Fota in Uí ChuilinnOssory
Cluain ImmorchairOssory
Cluain Mind (?)Ossory
Cluain Mór Ossory
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Cluain TipratOssory
CoolacurraghOssory
CorrigeenOssory
Course*Ossory
Crosa BrénainnOssory
CuffsboroughOssory
Cúil AmlaíbOssory
Cúil ChaissinOssory
Cúil Cheire?Ossory
Cúil MoinneOssory
Daire na hInse/DerrynahinchOssory
Dairmag Ossory
Dísert (Cholmáin)Ossory
DísertOssory
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Dísert MaedhainOssory
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Druim DamnaOssory
Druim IairnOssory
Dún ChitOssory
DungarvanOssory
Dun Imgain?*Ossory
Enach LiacOssory
Enach TruimOssory
Errill (Eireil?)Ossory
EtargabalOssory
Farran Eglish*Ossory
Ferta CaerachOssory
Fid dúinOssory
FinchoireOssory (detached)
Finnan*Ossory
Foulkscourt Ossory
GaulskillOssory
Glebe*Ossory
Glenn DelmuicceOssory
Gort a' BhileOssory
GowranOssory
Gráig a'Dreaslaigh*Ossory
Inis SnaigOssory
Inis TeocOssory
JohnswellOssory
Killaterry/MounthallOssory
KillermoghOssory
Killyann (Cell Liatháin?)Ossory
KillyshaneOssory
Knockseera (C. Saigre?)Ossory
Kyleclonhobert*Ossory
Kyle*Ossory?
Kylenaseer* (Cell na Saer?)Ossory
LamógOssory
Lemchaill (Loughill)Ossory
MuinchilleOssory
Maigen Ossory
Men-droichetOssory
MonamonraOssory
Muileann na Cille (Mullinakill)Ossory
Newtown (Kyleaderry)Ossory
Oilén an Ancaire (Anker's Isd.)Ossory
Paráiste Cholaim ChilleOssory
Poll RuadáinOssory
Ráith ChiaráinOssory
Ráith Choill/na Coille?Ossory
Ráith Cille (?)Ossory
Ráith DomnaichOssory
Ráith EcclaiseOssory
Ráith Mór?Ossory
Ráith na LeamhaOssory
Ráith Saráin (Eglish)Ossory
RathkillkeadyOssory
RearymoreOssory
Ros DarachOssory
Ros Senáin Ossory
Ros TorcOssory
Rushin (Roisín)Ossory
SaigirOssory (detached)
Scadarc (?) Ossory
SenchellOssory
SheffinOssory
SrahanboyOssory
StonecarthyOssory
Straboe*Ossory
Tech Fiachnae?Ossory
Tech Mo-Chua (meic Nemainn?)Ossory
Tech ScuithínOssory
Tempall a' DainginOssory
Tempall Bhaile na gCaorachOssory
Tempall ChuáinOssory
Tempall Loiscthe?Ossory
Tempall MairtínOssory
Tempall OdráinOssory
Tempall Techáin (Tír Ua nGeintich)Ossory
ThompleakilleenOssory
Thomple GlosheenOssory
Tintore*Ossory
Tipra (?)Ossory
Tipra FhachtnaOssory
Tipra na mBretan?Ossory
TroscadOssory
Tuaim domnaichOssory
Tulach InmuinnOssory
Tulach MáinneOssory
Tulach RuadáinOssory
TullaghanbrogeOssory
Muinchille?Ossory