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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.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.
Ard BicsigeBB 123b; Lec 112
Ard ChonaigLL 353d 19; BB 123b; LB 22; Lec 113
Áth na CellLL 353a 54; BB 123b; Lec 111; LB 21
Cell AirdMart.T; Mart.O (3 Jul); Mart.G; Mart.D; LL 353c 65?; BB 123b; LB 22; Lec 113; Colgan, Acta, 422; Triadis, 176
Cell AngaLec 113; BB 123b
Cell BairrfindBB 123b; LB 22; Lec 113; Boll., Acta, XXVIII, 177 (C. Berráin)
Cell BróincheLL 353b 70; BB 123b; Lec 112; LB 20; Fir 753
Cell/Caíll LugmindLL 353b 24; BB 123b; LB 22; Lec 112; Fir 752
Cell ChalaidLL 353b 24; BB 123b; LB 22; Lec 112
Cell ChondalaLL 353c 15; LB 22; Lec 112; BB 123b
Cell Chorpaige?LL 353b 29; LB 22; BB 123b (if this site)
Cell Chorpaige?LL 353b 29; LB 22; BB 123b (if this site)
Cell Chrócháin/Daire ChrócháinLL 353a 58; LB 21; BB 123b (Cell Chróichi)
Cell dá IndennLL 353b 15; BB 123b; Lec 112
Cell Epscoip tSechtáinBB 123b; Lec 112
Cell Ingen LuainLL 353b 70; BB 123b; LB 20
Cell Laisre? (Killossery)Bethu Brígte (if this site intended, rather than Killester); LL 353 (in Uí Bressail); BB 123b
Cell LuscaLL 353b 46; BB 123b; LB 22; Lec 112
Cell MedóinBk.Arm 13a 2; BB 123b; Lec 112
Cell RoisMart.O (9 Nov: Sinech); Mart.D; LL 316a 22, 351d 66 ( E. < Uí Dúnlainge?), 353c 34; BB 123b
Cell Tuaiscirt tíreLL 353d 18; BB 123b; LB 22; Fir 753
Cluain DraignigeLL 353b 35, 366g 34; BB 123b?; Lec 112?
Cluain MóescneMart.T (9 Jan, 26 Aug); Mart.G; Mart.D; LL 353b 61; BB 123b; LB 22; Lec 112
Cluain Mór LugnadLL 353c 25; BB 123b; LB 22; Lec 112
Cluain SalainnLL 353c 60; BB 123b; LB 22; Lec 113
CráebachLL 353c 24; BB 123b; Lec 112
Domnach Mór Mittíne Beatha Bharra §34; LL 316bb 40, 353a 56; BB 123b; Lec 112
Glass ÉilleLL 353c 39; BB 123b; Lec 113; LB 22
Imlech FornochtaLL 353c 49; BB 123b; Lec 113; LB 22
Imlech MórLL 353b 44; BB 123b; LB 22
Imlech na LegaLL 353b 43; BB 123b; LB 22
Inis Beoáid (Beoáin?)LL 353c 5; BB 123b; LB 22
Inis Chróine/Locha Cróine?Mart.T (27 Jan); LL 353b 30; BB 123b; LB 22
Mag TregaLL 353b 55; BB 123b; Mart.G; Mart.D
Methas CailleLL 353c 38 ; BB 123b; LB 22
Ráith ScothbánLL 353b 79; BB 123b; LB 22
Ros IarnglaisLL 353b 60; BB 123b; LB 22
Ros meic CéitLL 353a 5, b 32 (F. subj to Brigit); BB 123b; LB 22
Ruba SenaigLL 353c 12; BB 123b; LB 22
Tech Crónáin/CróinínLL 353c 56; BB 123b (if same site intended); LB 22
Tech CurchaisseLL 353b 35; BB 123b; LB 22
Tech Do-Chua meic NemainLL 353; BB 123b; Lec 111; BCL §35
Tech LútaLL 353b 39; BB 123b; Lec 112, 116; Mart.D 27 Jul
Tech Maíle-AchaidLL 353; BB 123b; Lec 112
Tír GuaireMart.G; Mart.D; LL 353; BB 123b; Lec 112
Tuaim NéillLL 353b 45; BB 123b; LB 22
Tulach FuinechdaLL 353b 37; BB 123b; LB 22