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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.
Achad Bolg (Coolineagh)eccl site; oval enclosure - traces; ogam stones x2; gvyd 'Aghabulloge'; 'St Olan's stone'; well: St Olan (nos. 9199, 9523, 9247, 7959, 7960, 9271)
Achadh Deoch ruin (Romanesque); rd twr base; 2x ogam stones (1 lost)
Ardcanaght*burial ground; 2x ogam stones
Ard Mór/Uí Seastaeccl enclosure - D-shaped; St Declan's oratory (antae); rd twr; cathedral ruins (Romanesque); gvyd; well; Ogam stones x3 (nos. 1312, 1354, 1725,1481)
Áth na gCeppeccl site; encl-curve SW; ogam stone; bullauns x2; ch site; souterrain
Baile an Ístínigh*circ 'fort' destroyed; ogam stone; well (Tobar Mártain)
Baile an Reannaighch site poss (knoll 'Cillvickillane'); ogam stones x2; well (Tobar Chiaráin)
Baile an tSagairteccl site; circ encl; ogam stones x10; ch site (An Lisín); gvyd (An Cheallúnach/calluragh)
Baile nua na Saccarteccl site?; ogam stones; ch ruin (late med: mkd 'Abbey' on OS maps); gvyd (nos. 5613, 5691)
Cell Becceccl site (no. 1166); encl circular (83m); cross-inscr ogam stone (inscription removed?); ch ruin
Cell Chascáineccl site; ogam stone; bullaun to E; ch ruin; gvyd - late (nos. 3224, 2589, 3145, 1040)
Cell Chuallachtaeccl site? circ encl; gvyd; ogam stones
Cell Draignecheccl site; oval encl; ogam stone; shrine; holed stone + stone cross; uninscr pillar x2 (Cool West); huts x5; calluragh (gvyd)
Cell Fhintaineccl site; d-shaped encl; ogam stone (Finten inscr in Roman lett); bullaun; ch ruin; hut; calluragh (gvyd); well adj
Cell Garbáin/Cell Mo-Gharbóceccl site possible (no. 574: OS Map 1839 - no longer visible); gvyd; possible orig site of Tuckamine ogam stone (CIIC 17)
Cell Garbáineccl site; ogam stone; bullaun; ch site (med); gvyd
Cell Gobnaitech ruin; ogam stone; circ cells; calluragh (gvyd) adj; holy well
Cell Grubain eccl site - EC; 6 ogam stones (nos. 1381, 1493)
Cellín Liath?eccl site? cross-inscr ogam stone (Gallán an Chillín); calluragh (gvyd)
Cell Máel-chétaireccl site; ogam stone (7thC?); bullaun x2; cross-slab; stone cross (pre 1200?); ch ruin (Romanesque); small cell, gvyd; cross-inscribed/shaped gravemarkers; well x2
Cell Mo-Laisseeccl site; gvyd D-shaped (=> encl?); ch ruin; ogam stone (no. 1396, 1494)
Cell na gColmáneccl site; enclosure; ogam stone; bullaun; cross-inscribed stone; ch site; huts; calluragh (gvyd); well
Cell Ó gCróineccl site; suboval encl; cross-inscr ogam stone; cross-slab; leacht x2; ch ruin (oratory); bldgs; gvyd; mill (poss)
Cell Tíreeccl enclosure possible; circular gvyd - EC; 3 ogam stones (no. 1347)
Cenn Ardch site; ogam stone x2 (possibly 5thC); bullaun; gvyd; well x3
Clarach ruin; ogam stones x 2; well &bullaun x 2 nearby
Clochán Chárthainneccl site; encl circular (Keeldaragh); cross-slab; leacht x3; ogam stone; souterrain
Cloonmorriseccl site; ogam stone; bullaun; ch ruin; rect gvyd (nos. 1409, 1443)
Cluain Mór Áeda eccl site; crosses x 2; cross-inscr stones x 19; ogam stone; bullaun x 2 (no. 483, 504); well: 'St Mogue' (OSL 1837, 113)
Cross eccl site poss?; cross-slab (simple linear cr: EC?); ogam stone; ch ruin ('Cross Abbey'); gvyd
Curraghnagarraha eccl enclosure? circular gvyd; ch traces? ogam stone - possible (now lost) (no. 1344)
Dísert Chiaráin/Belach Dúineccl site; stone cross x 3 (ornamented; pre-1200); cross-slab (no. 1360); ch ruin; ogam stone
Domnach Mor Maige Nuadateccl site; ogam stone; gvyd; ch ruin (late?)
Druim Caoreccl site; enclosure - approx circ; cross-inscr ogam stone; calluragh (gvyd)
Druim Lúacháineccl enclosure oval; bullaun; gvyd (Cíllín) site; ogam stones x 10 (nos. 1349, 1487)
Dunbullogech ruin; gvyd; souterrain in NW quadrant (nos. 5627, 5720, 5052); ogam stone
Garranmillonch ruins (no. 1357); 2 ogam stones (no. 1489); gvyd? (killeen)
Garrisoneccl site; D-shaped area; ch site possibly early; gvyd ('Kilbaun burial ground'); ogam stone (site of)? (no. 1460)
Glebech ruin; gvyd; bullaun; ogam stone - possible (no. 1359)
Gowlaneeccl site? enclosure semi-circ; ogam stone (poss. 2); graveslab; calluragh (gvyd)
Gowranch ruin; ogam stone
Inis Meic Oíbléineccl site; ch ruin ('oratory' EC); ogam stone; cross-slabs x2 (now missing); stone cross; clochán; leacht; gvyd; well
Kilbonanech ruin; gvyd; ogam stone
Kilcomeraghch site? ogam stone (no. 1492)
Killeen-Cormac (Cell Ingen Cormaic/Cell Fhine Cormaic?)circ eccl encl (geophys survey forthcoming); orig 7x ogam stones (2 + frag left on site, bilingual stone + frag in NM, rest missing); ch site?; gvyd
Knockboych ruin; gvyd; 6 lintels with ogam inscriptions & ogam stone; well c.250m to W (nos. 1407, 1495)
Lamógch site; gvyd; ogam stone x 2; well (destroyed 19thc)
Leitiroval platform; calluragh (gvyd); ogam stone; leacht
Milltown (Kilslaughtery)eccl site? ch ruin (Kilslaughtery ch) within oval area (No. 953), ogam stone?
Ráith Dubch site; ogam stones x2; gvyd
Ráith Maige Deiscirteccl site; poss oval encl on 1st ed OS map (230x140m), ogam stone; cross-slab; ch ruin (EC - ext 12thc); gvyd
Roseccl enclosure - traces; ogam stone; ch ruin (Rinnaun ch - multiperiod)
Sen-Oilén eccl encl? - lrg circular; ogam stone (nos. 1362, 1490)
St Brecaun'seccl site (no. 1169); encl; ogam stone; ch ruin; gvyd (now gone - erosion)
Tempall an Chnocáinch ruin (med) 'Knockane'; ogam stone - possible
Tempall Cellaigch ruin; gvyd (19thc); ogam stone (orig from Rantavan? no. 1697); well (St Cillian's) nrby in tld of Cloughbally-beg (nos. 1688, 182, 1749)
Tempall Mancháineccl site; encl; ogam stone; cross-slab x2; ch ruin; gvyd; souterrain; well x3
Templebryan (1)eccl enclosure oval; ogam stone; bullaun; ch ruins; gvyd; well: 'Tobernakilla' at SE bank (nos. 2580, 3172, 3245, 1041, 2599, 2711)
Tír Ua Máil (?)eccl site?; cross-slab; ogam stone; gvyd/calluragh
Tooracurragheccl enclosure? - oval; ch site (1st ed OS map); ogam stone (nos. 1436, 1500)
Tulach Inmuinneccl site; ch ruin (first phase c.1000 AD); high-cross base; rd twr; 2x ogam stones