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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.
Ard Caoracheccl site; sub-circ encl; cross-slab; poss leacht; poss souterrain; hut; gvyd
Ardtole circ encl; cross-carved slab (10thC); souterrain; ch ruin (med); gvyd; well: St Patrick nrby
Áth na gCeppeccl site; encl-curve SW; ogam stone; bullauns x2; ch site; souterrain
Baile an Iubhaireccl site; encl poss ('circular earthen entrenchment'); ch ruin; gvyd; souterrain; well?
Baile na hEaglaiseeccl site; sub-circ encl; souterrain; ch site; gvyd
Carnyarraeccl enclosure - lrg oval; ch site; possible gvyd; souterrain (nos. 2619, 1989)
Carracgvyd - orig. circ (Caldragh/Caluragh); souterrain (Nos.1772 & 1773)
Carrigroe eccl enclosure circular; souterrain in SW quadrant (nos. 2565, 2118)
Carrowntempleeccl enclosure (both outer & inner probable); cross-slabs x 13 (EC date); ch ruin (med - within encl); gvyd; souterrains (x 2) c.20m to NW & c.150m to W (nos. 2623, 2679, 2019-20)
Cartronhughch site possible; gvyd D-shaped; 'straining stone'; souterrain (nos. 2624, 2033, 2720)
Cell Chúileeccl site; enclosure (37.5x28.8m); ch site; souterrain; gvyd
Cell (d)eglan(?)eccl site; encl oval (46 x 41m); ch ruin (foundations); gvyd (no. 1430); souterrain
Cell Mhic an Domhnaigheccl site; enclosure; cross-slab; cross-inscribed stone; stone cross; ch site? (Páirc na Croise); clochán; calluragh (gvyd); souterrain; well
Cell Mo-Chú? (Kilmacoo)eccl enclosure; ch site; gvyd site; well to N; possible souterrain (nos. 13876, 14398, 14546, 13973, 13338)
Cell Moreccl enclosure - oval; gvyd in SE quadrant; 2 bullauns (1 inside S bank, 2nd c.480m to NE); souterrain in NE quadrant (nos. 13874, 14069, 13909, 13910, 13222)
Cell Rónáineccl site possible; souterrain (with assoc archae evidence of occ); gvyd/killeen (Cill Rónáin or Leasa Rónáin) c.55m ESE (no. 9209, 9349)
Cell Uachtair Maigheeccl site; ch ruin within rect. encl; gvyd; well; souterrain (No. 1267, 1405)
Ceppach na gCrannch ruin (oratory); calluragh (gvyd); poss souterrain
Clochán Chárthainneccl site; encl circular (Keeldaragh); cross-slab; leacht x3; ogam stone; souterrain
Cloghinny*?ch site? ('Shankill Field'); cross-carved boulder (2x crosses); souterrain
Cluain Eóchailleeccl enclosure (oval); bullaun c.8m to SW; ch ruin (Romanesque features) within; gvyd (no remains); souterrain (nos. 2625, 2782, 2041)
Croimglenn/Croimlinneccl site; ch ruin (nave; med but incorp 'Cyclopean' masonry); souterrain (W of ch)
Domnach Mór circular enclosure - traces; High Cross (10thc?); souterrain
Dunbullogech ruin; gvyd; souterrain in NW quadrant (nos. 5627, 5720, 5052); ogam stone
Flemingstowneccl site?; ch ruin (foundations); souterrain adj (no. 1401)
Foyogesch site; gvyd; souterrain c.20m to NW; holy stones c.30m NE (nos. 2634, 2088, 2739)
Galgormgvyd; souterrain; well; standing stone
Inchmore ch site; gvyd - oval area; souterrain - possible in SW quadrant (nos. 2637, 2098)
Killaleenangvyd (Killaleenan); ch ruin; cashel & souterrain nearby
Killeena[n]ch site; gvyd; souterrain? cross-carved stone? (site now under cultivation)
Killnacruech site; gvyd site; cross-carved stone; well ('Kille well'); souterrain reptd 30yrds to W (OS Memoir)
Kilmakevit (Markstown)*ch site? (now housing estate); souterrain?
Kiltycloghanch site; bullaun; ch ruin (15th/16thC); gvyd; souterrain possible immediately to SE (nos. 2655, 2108, 2789)
Kirkinriola/Kilconriolach site; gvyd; inscribed cross slab; souterrain
Lackendarragh (Cell Chuilinn?) eccl enclosure - D-shaped; gvyd (no surface trace) & souterrain in NE half (nos. 13888, 14141, 13296)
Lattooneccl enclosure (circular) - 2nd enclosure possible outside; ch ruin x2 (post-med); souterrain; well to NE (nos. 3435-6, 3194, 3550)
Lugmad/Lugbadeccl site; ch ruin; oratory; rd twr(formerly); souterrain (Nos. 969, 970)
Mag Bhlosgaid?eccl site (excav Crothers); bullaun; souterrain; gvyd
Mainistir Áedáin (Monasterredan)eccl enclosure (roughly circular: 'Cashelnamonastragh'); bullaun; cross-incised slab; ch site; gvyd/killeen within encl; souterrain in NW quadrant; corn-drying kiln (nos. 2662, 2136, 2688, 2795, 2801)
Mainistir Buitieccl site; triple encl (cropmks; oval - 59 acres); high crosses x3; bullaun; grave-slabs x2; rd twr; ch ruin; gyvd; souterrains x3 (No. 954)
Millockstownch ruin(Kildemock Ch); gvyd; cross slab; two souterrains (Nos. 952 & 1026)
Nuachongbáil (Nohaval 2)eccl site; rd twr site (at N end); ch site; gvyd; well: St Finnian; possible souterrain under rd twr (nos. 13425, 13905, 13907, 14028, 14447, 14612)
Oilén tSenaicheccl site; cross-slab x3; stone cross; bullaun; ch ruin x2; beehive huts; souterrain; gvyd
Proleekeccl site? encl X 2? (circ & oval); souterrain? (Nos. 971, 972)
Raffonyeccl enclosure - circular; ch ruins (drystone-built); gvyd; souterrain - collapsed; well: Brigit's - to ENE of ch (nos.1695, 1263, 1775)
Rúscacheccl site?; ch site; ('Roosky Priory'; 'Chapel Field'); souterrain (Nos. 945 & 946)
Senchua ua nAilellaeccl enclosure; ch ruin (med.) within; souterrains x 2 in NE & NW quadrants (nos. 2667, 2181-2)
Sen Glend? (Straid or Glebe)eccl site; circ encl (MH); cross-slabs x5; souterrain (re-used 3 slabs, 6-7thC MH); pillar-stone x6; ch site (occ by C of I ch); gvyd (Nos. 1611, 1612); at Cashel - adj site cross-inscr pillar slab; sub-circ cairn surrdg (no. 1530)
Tech Ríaglaeccl site - occ. by mod. parish ch; souterrain; gvyd possible
Tempall Cormaic (Toberdoney)eccl site; enclosure - circular; souterrain; ch ruin (dry stone construction); gvyd
Tempall Mancháineccl site; encl; ogam stone; cross-slab x2; ch ruin; gvyd; souterrain; well x3
Tempall Martaineccl site?; encl (54.2x71m); ch ruin (Templemartin); gvyd; souterrain
Kilgarrylanderch ruin; gvyd; ogham stone found in nearby souterrain