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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.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.
Aghadooey Glebe eccl site: pillar-stone (cross-inscr: EC); leacht; encl sub-rect (stone walled); ch ruins; gvyd
An Chorr eccl enclosure - possible; ch ruins; gvyd (no. 589)
Ara ch ruins (x2)
Áth Croise (Áth Chros Mo-Laga)eccl site (no trace of encl); bullaun; ch ruins (12thC); gvyd; well (St Molaga 25m SSW) (nos. 13873, 14387, 14536, 13934, 13908)
Ballygarry ch ruins; gvyd; well (Tobercolumbkille)
Ballynatrayeccl site - possibly EC; ch ruins (nave and 13thc chancel) (no. 1326)
Ballyspillane*ch ruins; gvyd (nos. 5614, 5692)
Boherash*ch ruins ('Friary' on 1934 OS map); gvyd (nos. 14399, 14547)
Caherkeeneccl site? gvyd in semi-circ enclosure; ch ruins (nos. 2770, 3111)
Carrig*ch ruins (no. 14401)
Castlelandch ruins x 2 (1 possibly early, 2 probably Med par ch); gvyd (nos. 14404, 14558)
Cell an Tempaill ch ruins (on EC site?); gvyd; ogam (nos. 1416, 1497)
Cell Barra ch ruins; gvyd (no. 1365)
Cell Barra Meidin ch ruins - nave and chancel; double bullaun; ogam (CIIC 285. Kilbeg) - possible; gvyd; well c. 500m to SW (nos. 1366, 1491)
Cell Chochán eccl enclosure? - circular gvyd; ch ruins (no. 1372)
Cell Chódhch ruins; gvyd (nos. 3146, 3225)
Cell Chomhlaeccl enclosure (partially destroyed wall); slab-shrine (EC 7th/8thC?); ch ruins? (possible sm stone ch & traces of 2 other bldgs) (nos. 604, 353-4)
Cell Chommuireccl enclosure roughly oval; ch ruins (late Med & site of earlier ch); gvyd (nos. 13879, 14427-8, 14586)
Cell Chuáin ch ruins
Cell Fhergo/Fhorgach ruins (late); gvyd rect; well: St Mary nrby (no. 1430)?
Cell Gobnaitech ruins; clochán; cross; well
Cell Meic-Liacch ruins; gvyd - possible (no. 1390)
Cell Mo-Chua?eccl site; ch ruins; well
Cell Rois ch ruins
Cell San Nioclaisch ruins; bullaun; well to SW (no. 1388)
Cell Ultain ch ruins
Cenannaseccl site; encl discernible (aerial survey); ch ruins (EC); cross (no. 1555); gvyd (nos. 1513,1514)
Clenorch ruins (Romanesque); in NW of gvyd (nos. 14407, 14562)
Cluain eiltech ruins (multiperiod)
Cluain moccu Nóiseccl site/complex; ch ruins
Creamh Choill eccl site; ch ruins; cross shaft - black oak (c.1/2 mile to N); gvyd; well (St Colmán's) c.100yrds to W
Daire Ingen Ailleáinch ruins x 2 (excav by Waterman: south ch 10th or 11thc - wooden structure beneath)
Daire Móreccl site; ch ruins - antae (possibly 10thC; no. 1881)
Derryvillane?ch ruins (late med); gvyd (nos. 14416, 14573); on earlier site?
Dísert [Declain]ch ruins (=Bolhendesart? - Archdall); well (no.1354)
Dísert meic Chuilinnch ruins (no. 690: medieval); triangular graveyard
Domnach Bileeccl site: cross-slab x 3 (one depicting wheeled cross); stone cross (No. 1543); basin stone; ch ruins x 2; sarcophagus (poss 12thC); gvyd
Druim Indbireccl site; ch ruins (Romanesque; no. 1846); gvyd; Romanesque style voussoir (re-used as grave marker) (no. 1846)
Ech Inisch ruins; gvyd
Enach dúineccl complex; cross slabs; ch ruins x4 (oratory - traces; cathedral - 12thC window & doorway in mainly 15thC str; 'Abbey' with Romanesque chancel; 'Nunnery' - med eccl building); gvyd; wells x2 (nos. 3290-5; 3509, 3514)
English Island*ch ruins ('Ross Abbey'); gvyd (late); well: St Cummin (no. 3253, 3212, 2666)
Gallon*ch ruins (rectangular); gvyd (oval) (no. 1653)
Garranmillonch ruins (no. 1357); 2 ogam stones (no. 1489); gvyd? (killeen)
Glass Mórch ruins (late); cross - now lost (no. 1334); well: St Mo-Chua c.150m to W
Glenn dá Lochaeccl complex; ch ruins x 6 (incl. cathedral 10th-12thC); oratory; cross slabs (11th-12thC?); rd twr; high-cross (12thC); gvyds
Inis an Ghaill eccl complex: ch ruins x 2 (Tempall na Náem + another); cross-inscr pillars x2 (6-7thC inscr to Lugaed); cross-slabs x5; stone cross; bullauns x3 (1 lost); gvyd; well (nos. 548, 549, 550)
Inis Carraige ch ruins; gvyd?; EC grave-slab?
Inis Tempaill ch ruins (no. 1425)
Killaghaduffch ruins; gvyd (rectangular) (no. 1658)
Killanch ruins (late?); circular gvyd; well site (St Anne: 400m to NE of ch) (nos. 1659, 1767)
Killch site - no visible remains; semi-circular gvyd; cross (unkwn date); ch ruins 16thc (no.1657)
Kilshinahaneccl enclosure - large, sub-circ; ch ruins; gvyd (nos. 2577, 3154, 3229)
Knockbridech ruins (multi-period); gvyd; bullaun c.175m E of ch (nos. 1672, 1673)
Knocknageehyeccl encl - roughly oval; ch ruins; cross fragment (base) NE of gvyd (nos. 3158, 2907, 2621)
Labbamolagaeccl site; enclosure sub-circ; bullaun; ch ruins (par ch; earlier fndts - 9th/ 10thC?); stone cross (missing 1997); cross-slabs x2; gvyd (nos. 13887, 14600, 14438-9, 13930, 13928, 13923-4, 13920)
Liss Ua nDubthaigch ruins (some 12thC); gvyd; brown sandstone font
Lurganch ruins; circ gvyd (no. 1683); well dedic to Patrick beside ch? (O'Connell)
Macroney* ch ruins (late Med); in gvyd (nos. 14443, 14605)
Marshalstown* ch ruins (late Med); in gvyd (nos. 14444, 14607)
Mungairiteccl site: ch ruins x 3 (earliest - 10thc?)
Na Seacht dTeampailleccl complex: ch ruins x2 ('Teampall Bhreacáin' enlarged EC oratory - 'Teampall Phóill'/'T an Phuill' to SW); other (eccl?) buildings x8; high-crosses x3; leabaí x5; wells x2 (nos. 601-3, 349, 838, 754, 1018, 635-7)
Óendruimm/Áentruim/Nóendruimmeccl site; enclosure (triple; 6 acres); tidal mills x3 (7th-8thC); cross slabs (EC); ch ruins (11/12thC); rd twr
Raffonyeccl enclosure - circular; ch ruins (drystone-built); gvyd; souterrain - collapsed; well: Brigit's - to ENE of ch (nos.1695, 1263, 1775)
Rathan ch ruins; gvyd; well - possible c.150m SW of ch (nos. 14418, 14575, 14042)
Sen-Chlocharch ruins - probably late (no. 5611)
Skeamch ruins; gvyd (nos. 2952, 3168)
Tempall Muire ch ruins (no. 14453) (possibly EC)
Templebryan (1)eccl enclosure oval; ogam stone; bullaun; ch ruins; gvyd; well: 'Tobernakilla' at SE bank (nos. 2580, 3172, 3245, 1041, 2599, 2711)