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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.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.
Ard Caorachtrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)to 1940s
Attirorytrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) killeen: 'Caldragh' on OS map
Baile an tSagairttrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)mid-19th c
Baile Buítrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (killeen)
Ballybahallaghtrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) 'Killeenuna burial gd' 1937 OS map; pattern at well 1 May; trad that 3 of O'Sullivan Beare's men buried here (Power)
Ballydorgantrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?): killeen (Power, 1932)
Ballyharrahantrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (killeen)
Ballynabortaghtrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) - killeen (Power)
Ballyvoigetrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) 'Killeen' site left unploughed; well believed to cure bone ailments (Power)
Becc Inistrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Bleantasourtrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (killeen)
Boheh trad of Patrick ('St Patrick's chair'); trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (killeen nr 'chair')
Caílle Muadnatantrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (killeen)
Caltratrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (killeen)
Cappaghnanool (Ardnabara)*trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (killeen)
Cargintrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (killeen)
Carrow*trad memory of ch ruin; Killeen 'Tinnekille Kyle' => trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Carrownaseertrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (killeen)
Cathair Leithmhuilleanntrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Cell Áedatrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Cella (Kells)trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Cell an Lóntaigh?trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (killeen)
Cell Bhrecc/ Baile an Mhuilinntrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)19thc
Cell Chamadan/Chumadáintrad of ch (traces mkd site until recent yrs); trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)(killeen)
Cell Chaurnáin?trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Cell Chlochairtrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Cell Chóemrachtrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) well (Com an Espuicc); nine bishops?
Cell Chonaill (?)*trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Cell Chromglaisitrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)- killeen: 'Cillín field'; also burial place of bishop (Power)
Cell Chuille (Craig)trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Cell Churcaigetrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (killeen)
Cell Draignechtrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) B. baptised two men there
Cell Dubtrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) Tobar na Croise
Cell Fhintaintrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) Tobar na Plá in Knockavrogeen adj
Cell Gobnaitepattern 11 Feb; trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Cell Grubain trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (killeen)
Cellín?trad of 'burying meadow'; trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Cellín?*trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Cellín Liath?trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Cellíntrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Cell?; (Kill?)trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) - killeen (O'Donovan, OSL)
Cell Lócháin/Killoughanetrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Cell Máele-Dubáintrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)(Ó Cléirigh)
Cell na Bernantrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Cell na clochántrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Cell na mBochtántrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)- killeen
Cell Ó an Chathaightrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) rounds performed to 1940s
Cell Olatrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (killeen)
Cell Phátraictrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (killeen)
Cenn Ardtrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)OSL
Ceppach na gCranntrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Cloghleigh/Kylebegtrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (killeen); 'Holy well' (Simon's well)
Clonbuogh*trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (killeen)
Cloonbonniffetrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (killeen)
Cloonlaurtrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (loc name 'Killeen')
Cloonmullintrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (killeen)
Cluain Chaíntrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (killeen)
Cluain trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Cluain Dergáintrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (killeen)
Cluain Duibtrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (killeen nrby no. 861)
Cluain Escrach trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (killeen)
Cluain Loisthetrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (killeen)
Coning (?)trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (killeen)
Corcormicktrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) - killeen
Cornamucklaghtrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (killeen/calluragh site?)
Corrandrumtrad assoc with St Cathaldus; killeen => trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Daireno surviving trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Daire Mhórtrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)Killeenloumluskaun/Tor an Chillín
Derreentrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Doonpetertrad that well visited St John's eve - healing waters; trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (killeen)
Dromagarrum trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (killeen)
Dromore (2)trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) 'Killeen burial ground (disused)' on 1944 OS map
Druim Bántrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Druim Caorno surviving trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Druim in Iubair(?)trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Druim Lúacháintrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (killeen)
Druim Mórtrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) Tobar an Ghrathaigh
Druim Ruadtrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (killeen)
Ech-enach? (1)trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (killeen); trad that Patrician ch built on mound N of gvyd
Etargabaltrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (killeen)
Faithche (Faiche)trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) former pilgrimage
Feenunetrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Fenittrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) Teampaillín
Ferrnan trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (killeen); trad of bullaun
Formoyletrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Garranmillontrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)? (killeen)
Glenulra*trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)? (killeen)
Gortnaclassach*trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)? (killeen at Tobercoyne)
Gowlanetrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Keelkilltrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (killeen)
Kilellintrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)? - killeen; trad of ogam inscr on stdg stone below ground
Killure (Cell an Iúir?)trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)? (killeen)
Kilnadrowtrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)? 'Cillin' (killeen) on 1935 OS map
Kilparteen/Cell Phairtíntrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (killeen)
Knappaghmanaghtrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)? (killeen)
Lackatrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (killeen)
Largan Begtrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)? (killeen)
Leataoibh Mór/Tempall na Cluanachtrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) (=> calluragh?)
Leitirtrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) to 1930s
Less Chainnich? (Liskenny)trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Lettera*trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)? (killeen)
Mainistir Áedáin (Monasterredan)trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)? (killeen)
Montiaghtrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)? (killeen)
Mountbridgettrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) - killeen (Power)
Muldergtrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)? (killeen); OS Memoirs, West L'derry, 32
Mullanakilltrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) - killeen adj?
Oilén Ros Mórtrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Pallas Moretrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)? (killeen)
Poulnalourtrad of 'friary' on site; of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Rinn Airdtrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Rosstrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)? (killeen)
Skehanaghtrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)? (killeen)
Tempall an Chaisiltrad of nuns at site; of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Tempall an Díthrebaigtrad kwn as 'Teampull an Díthreabhaigh'; trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) - killeen (Power)
Tempall Éinne trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)? (killeen to SW)
Tempall Mancháintrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?); pattern Easter Sunday; Tobar Manacháin/T. Rí an Domhnaigh/T. Breeda
Tempall Martaintrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?) to early 20thc
Termainntrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Tobar Mo-Chuilletrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Tobar Olla Bhrénainnpattern on feast day at St Brendan's well; trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)
Tobartrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)? (killeen)
Tuaim Cattraige*trad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)? (killeen)
Úraidtrad of clandestine burial (infants or strangers?)? (killeen until c.1900)