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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.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).
Achad AballAnn.FM - see clerics; Gerald, Topography; Cal.Pap.Reg 1204; Tax 1302-06
Achad BiorairAnn.FM - see clerics
Achad ClaidibAnn.Ult.; Ann.FM - see clerics
Achad FobairAnn.FM - see clerics; Tax 1302-06 (Achedover)
Airdne ChóemáinAnn.FM - see clerics
Airdne CholuimAnn.FM - see clerics
Airecal Da-Chiaróc*Ann.Ult; Chron.Scot; Ann.FM - see clerics
Aired/Daire MáeláinAnn.Ult; Ann.FM - see clerics; Tax 1306
ArdAnn Ult; Ann.FM - see clerics
Áth Escrach (Ahascragh)Ann.Ult; Ann.LC; Ann.Conn 1307 (massacre of foreigners at); Ann.FM - see clerics
Áth LiaccAnn.FM - see clerics; Tax 1302-06 (Athag)
Belach FéileAnn.FM - see clerics
BothaAnn.Ult; Ann.FM - see clerics
Both ChonoisAnn.Ult; Ann.FM - see clerics
Cell ÁirAnn.FM - see clerics
Cell an IomaireAnn.FM - see clerics
Cell Brigte (=Recles Brigte?)Ann.Ult; Ann.FM - see clerics
Cell ChaiseAnn.Ult; Ann.FM - see clerics; Tax 1302-06
Cell Cholmáin/Daire MórAnn.FM - see clerics
Cell ChomraireAnn.FM - see clerics
Cell Chraebnat/ChraibnataAnn.Ult; Ann.Conn; Ann.FM - see clerics
Cell Éinne (1) (Teglach Éinne)Ann.FM - see clerics; Tax 1302-06 (Kelleny)
Cell Epscoip Sanctáin (Kill St Ann)Ann.FM - see clerics; Cr.Mihi 1179, 1186, c.1280; Cal.Chr.ch.ds 1294; Tax 1302-06 (waste); Lib Nig c.1325 (apud Hib)
Cell ÍteCGG c.845, 847/52 (§13, 20 pl by vikings); Ann.FM - see clerics
Cell Lamraige* Ann.FM - see clerics
Cell Mo-ChellócAnn.FM - see clerics; Inq 1201 (Kylmechelloc); Tax 1302-06
Cell na Manach Ann.Ult, Ann.FM - see clerics
Cell na SaccartAnn.FM - see clerics
Cell Ródáin/RótáinAnn.FM - see clerics; Tax 1302-06 (Kilredan)
Cenn LochaAnn.FM - see clerics
Cenn MaraAnn.FM - see clerics
ClárAnn.FM - see clerics
Cluain Airdne/CuerneAnn.Ult; Ann.FM - see clerics; Tax 1302-06 (Cloonard)
Cluain Chuiftin/Guithbinn?Ann.Ult; Ann.FM - see clerics
Cluain Fota Báetáin abaAnn.Ult; Ann.FM - see clerics
Cluain LethtengadAnn.FM - see clerics
Cluain TochneAnn.FM - see clerics
Cluain TuaisceirtAnn.Ult; Ann.FM - see clerics
Daire MórCGG c.836/42 (§17 pl by vikings); Ann.FM - see clerics
Darver (Druim Derb?)Ann.Ult; Ann.FM - see clerics
Dertech/DairthechAnn.Ult; Ann.FM - see clerics
Dísert CellaigAnn.FM - see clerics
Dísert Óengusa Ann.FM - see clerics
Dísert T'ernócAnn.Ult; Ann.FM - see clerics
Druim Aurchaille/UrchailleAnn.Ult; Ann.FM - see clerics
Druim IndbirAnn.FM - see clerics; LL 323g 10 (Uí Lunín of DI); Cal. Doc. Ire., 5, 302; Tax 1302-06
Druim MucadaAnn.FM - see clerics
Dún CruithneAnn.FM - see clerics
EidnéinAnn.Ult; Ann.FM - see clerics
EtargabalAnn.FM - see clerics; Letter of Innocent III 1199 (Pontif.Hib) (Dargavillachon?)
EtargabalAnn.FM - see clerics; Tax 1302-06 (Edurgewil)
Ferta CherbbáinAnn.Ult; Ann.FM - see clerics
Fid dúinAnn.FM - see clerics
Glenn FuaidAnn.FM - see clerics
ImaidAnn.Ult; Ann.FM - see clerics
Imlech BeccáinAnn.Ult, Ann.FM - see clerics; Kells Chtrs, 27a; Tax 1302-06 (dnry Kells)
Inis PhíchAnn.FM - see clerics
Inis RobartaigAnn.FM - see clerics
LilcachFrag.Ann 722 (Áed Laigen, k.o. Uí Néill, buried there); Ann.FM - see clerics
Ráith ÓenbóAnn.Ult; Ann.FM - see clerics
Ráith SítheAnn.Ult, Ann.FM - see clerics
Trelec MórAnn.Ult; Ann.FM - see clerics
TugnedaAnn.Ult; Ann.FM - see clerics; Tax 1302-6
Tulach Fortcheirn/Ua FeilmedaAnn.Ult; Ann.FM - see clerics; Tax 1302-06
Tulach Liss/Tellach LiasAnn.Ult; Ann.FM - see clerics