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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.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.
Achad Cruachan*Cóemgen/Glendalough?
Achad DagainCóemgen/Glendalough?
Airdne ChóemáinCóemgen/Glendalough?
Aired?Cóemgen/Glendalough?
Ard mac Bren*Cóemgen/Glendalough
Áth na hEasconn (Anahaskey)Cóemgen/Glendalough?
Bahana (= Ballykine?)Cóemgen/Glendalough?
Baile Chuthláin/Chuthlacháin?Cóemgen/Glendalough
Baile LommáinCóemgen/Glendalough
Baile Mochainn? (Baliogan)Cóemgen/Glendalough? (uncert)
BallybrennanCóemgen/Glendalough?
Cell Achaid Orlair?Cóemgen/Glendalough
Cell AdgairCóemgen/Glendalough
Cell AfféinCóemgen/Glendalough
Cell Ausilli/AuxiliiPatrician/Armagh; Cóemgen/Glendalough
Cell Báetáin (Kilbodan; Templeboodin)Cóemgen/Glendalough
Cell Becnatan Cóemgen/Glendalough?
Cell BélatCóemgen/Glendalough?
Cell Bicsigi (Kilbixy)Cóemgen/Glendalough
Cell Britain/Cell na mBretanCóemgen/Glendalough
Cell/Caill Uaillech? (Kiloola/Kilcallough)Cóemgen/Glendalough?
Cell ChaisilCóemgen/Glendalough
Cell ChoímilleCóemgen/Glendalough
Cell Chróinín?Cóemgen/Glendalough?
Cell Chuaca/Chuaichi?Cóemgen/Glendalough
Cell ChuilinnPatrician/Armagh?; Cóemgen/Glendalough
Cell (Dáerthuatha Caisil?)Cóemgen/Glendalough?
Cell Epscoip ÁedáinCóemgen/Glendalough
Cell FháeláinCóemgen/Glendalough
Cell Fhinn Maige (Killynee)Coemgen/Glendalough?
Cell Fhreime?Cóemgen/Glendalough
Cell GnoeCoemgen/Glendalough?
Cell GormáinCóemgen/Glendalough
Cell ImpodiCóemgen/Glendalough
Cellín CóemginCóemgen/Glendalough
Cell Lainne (Killenny)Cóemgen/Glendalough?
Cell LuimsigeCóemgen/Glendalough?
Cell ManntáinCóemgen/Glendalough
Cell M'énóc?Cóemgen/Glendalough?
Cell moccu BirnCóemgen/Glendalough
Cell moccu Buadáin (?)Cóemgen/Glendalough
Cell moccu Lugair/Cellín Ua LugairCóemgen/Glendalough
Cell Mo-ChannócCóemgen/Glendalough
Cell Mo-Chritóc?Cóemgen/Glendalough
Cell Mo-ChuaCóemgen/Glendalough?
Cell Mo-ChuaCóemgen/Glendalough?
Cell Mo-Chuara/Mo-Chora?Cóemgen/Glendalough?
Cell Mo-Díchon (?)Cóemgen/Glendalough
Cell Mo-Gorróc?Cóemgen/Glendalough?
Cell Mo-LibboCóemgen/Glendalough
Cell na ManachCóemgen/Glendalough; Éogan/Ardstraw
Cell na ManachCóemgen/Glendalough
Cell na nIubar (Killinure = Domnach Eochailli?)Cóemgen/Glendalough? (if assoc with Petrán)
Cell Óchtair Fine (?)Cóemgen/Glendalough?/Brigidine/ Kildare
Cell Phetair? (Kilpeder?)Cóemgen/Glendalough?
Cell Phetair? (Kilpeder)Cóemgen/Glendalough? (if assoc with Petrán)
Cell Phetair?Cóemgen/Glendalough? (if assoc with Petrán)
Cell PhíchiCóemgen/Glendalough
Cell Rethaire/Ruathaire?Cóemgen/Glendalough?
Cell Tamlacha/Tech TamlachaCóemgen/Glendalough
Cell Teccáin/TagáinPatrician/Armagh?; Cóemgen/Glendalough
Cell Uachtair [Achaid?]Cóemgen/Glendalough
Cell Ua nGarrchonCóemgen/Glendalough
Cell Uscaidi? (Killiskey)Cóemgen/Glendalough?
Cenn EichCoemgen/Glendalough
Cenn SáileCóemgen/Glendalough
Chapelstown/St Kevins*Cóemgen/Glendalough?
Cluain dá an DobairCoemgen/Glendalough
Cluain DartadaCoemgen/Glendalough
Cluain DolcáinCóemgen/Glendalough
Cluain DuachCóemgen/Glendalough
Cluain Mór Áeda Cóemgen/Glendalough
Cluain SenbothCóemgen/Glendalough?
Confi (Cenn Fuait?)Cóemgen/Glendalough?
Cráeb Elpi Cóemgen/Glendalough
Cúil EmreCóemgen/Glendalough?
Cúil foithirbiCóemgen/Glendalough?
Daire Guaire (Derrygorey)Cóemgen/Glendalough
Deircne Mo-GorrócCóemgen/Glendalough
Dísert Chellaig (Monastery)Cóemgen/Glendalough
Dísert ChóemginCóemgen/Glendalough
Dísert DiarmataComgall/Bangor; Cóemgen/Glendalough
Domnach BrocCóemgen/Glendalough?
Domnach ImlechPatrician/Armagh?; Cóemgen/Glendalough
Domnach Mór an Athechda?Cóemgen/Glendalough
Domnach Mór [Ua Máil]Cóemgen/Glendalough
Domnach RígnaichFinnian/Clonard?; Cóemgen/Glendalough
Druim CaídhCóemgen/Glendalough
Dún AirdCóemgen/Glendalough
Dún LobáinCóemgen/Glendalough
Enach TruimCóemgen/Glendalough
Fid ChuilinnCóemgen/Glendalough?
Forrach PátraicPatrician/Armagh; Cóemgen/Glendalough
GailinneCóemgen/Glendalough?
Glaise Mo-LingMo-Ling/St.Mullins; Cóemgen/Glendalough
Glass NoíndenCóemgen/Glendalough?
Glenn FaidleCóemgen/Glendalough
Glenn MunireCóemgen/Glendalough?
ImganCóemgen/Glendalough?
Inber DoíleCóemgen/Glendalough
Inis Báethíne (Inishboheen; Ennisboyne)Cóemgen/Glendalough
Inis bó finnePatrician/Armagh; Cóemgen/Glendalough
Inis Mo-CholmócCóemgen/Glendalough
Inis Ulad (Church Mt)Cóemgen/Glendalough
KilblockenCóemgen/Glendalough?
Kilboy (Cell Boe?)Cóemgen/Glendalough?
KnockatempleCóemgen/Glendalough?
Lathrach BriúinCóemgen/Glendalough
Maen (Coluim Cille)Columban/Iona; Cóemgen/Glendalough
Mag CritáinCóemgen/Glendalough
Mugna Mo-ShenócCóemgen/Glendalough
Óchtar Fine*Cóemgen/Glendalough?
Ráith DonnCóemgen/Glendalough?
Ráith SalachCóemgen/Glendalough
RibanCóemgen/Glendalough?
Ros Mór M'ÉnóccCóemgen/Glendalough
SenchellCóemgen/Glendalough
SenchellCóemgen/Glendalough?; Brigidine/Kildare?
Sliab FuaitMo-Nenna/Killevy; Cóemgen/Glendalough
St Kevin's/Cell Chóemgin?Cóemgen/Glendalough?
Tech CéileCóemgen/Glendalough
Tech Conaill (Stagonnel)Cóemgen/Glendalough
Tech CumneColumban/Iona; Cóemgen/Glendalough?
Tech DamáinCóemgen/Glendalough?
Tech FlediCóemgen/Glendalough
Tech ImbeochaireCóemgen/Glendalough
Tech Mo-Chua meic LonainCóemgen/Glendalough
Tech Mo-Laca/Mo-LoceCóemgen/Glendalough
Tech Mo-Sacru (Tassagart)Cóemgen/Glendalough?
Tech TinneCóemgen/Glendalough?
Tech TuaeCóemgen/Glendalough
Tipra ChóemginCóemgen/Glendalough
Tír ChóicirCóemgen/Glendalough?
Tír dá GlasCóemgen/Glendalough
TobarCóemgen/Glendalough
Tulach BregmannColumban/Kells; Cóemgen/Glendalough
Uachtar achaidCóemgen/Glendalough