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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.
AirenachLL 366a 33; BB 125a; Lec 116
ArdMart.T; Mart.G; Mart.D; LL 368; Lec 116
Carcair BrigtiLL 367c 25; Lec 116; BB 124b
Cell Achaid ConchinnVSH Salm (Abbán §17); Mart.T (28 Apr); LL 359, 373; Colgan Acta, 615; see also BB 61b, 125a; Lec 116, 160; TCD MS H.2.17, 430d, 431a; Boll Acta, LIX, 273, 283, 284
Cell AdgairLL 351e 58, 367d 50; BB 124b; Lec 116
Cell AirthirBk Arm 19aa; Trip.Life, 74; VSH Salm (Mochta §11); Colgan, Acta, 730, 780; Triadis, 113, 270; Mart.G; Mart.D; BB 125a; Lec 116
Cell BruichisLL 367c 44; BB 124b; Lec 116
Cell ChaisilLL 367d 33; Lec 116 (Enne Cilli Chaisil)?
Cell ChiaráinLL 367; BB 111a, 124b; Lec 116 (if this site)
Cell Chiaráin*LL 367d17 (C. Cilli Chiaráin)?; Lec 116; BB 111a, 124b
Cell ChícheLL 367c 50; Lec 116; BB 124b
Cell ÉinneLL 367d 34; Lec 116
Cell na RétaireLL 367d 53; BB 124b; Lec 116
Cell Rethaire/Ruathaire?Lec 116 (if C. na Retairi)
ClárLL 367b 41; Lec 116
Cluain BruchaiseMart.O (12 Jul; 1 Nov); Mart.G; Mart.D; LL 367c 30, 368c 56; BB 124b, 125b; Lec 116, 118
Cluain ChaichneMart.T (10 May); Mart.G; LL 367e 56; BB 125a; Lec 116
Cluain LáigMart.T (24 Mar.); Mart.G; 348a 53, 367e 3; BB 124b; Lec 116; Bk.Fenagh
Cluain TrénaBB 124b; Lec 116
Coirthe BecLL 366a, 26; BB 125a; Lec 116
Croch-druimLL 367e 29; BB 125a; Lec 116
Cross BranduibLec 116
Cúil ChaírechLL 367c 26, 374b 7; BB 124b; Lec 116
Cúil InbirLL 367b 37; BB 124a; Lec 116
Cúil MicáinLL 366a, 32; BB 125a; Lec 116
Druim CaírechBB 125a; Lec 116
Druim LethanVSH; BNE (M'Áedóc); LL 368f 46 (Indem D.L.), 373a 28 (7 nóeb putative brs of Colmán of Rechru, Ernain of Torach); Mart.G; Mart.D; Lec 116, 119
Dún BlesciVSH Salm (Fintan §13); Mart.T (3 Jan); Mart.O; Mart.G; Mart.D; LL 367e 2, 32; BB 124b; Lec 116; Colgan, Triadis, 383, 461
Enach LiacMart.T (9 Sep); LL 367e 38; BB 125a; Lec 116
Enach LuaigneLL 367f 6; BB 125a; Lec 116
Faithche [Chiaráin]Mart.T; LL 367d 21; BB 124b; Lec 116
FochladLL 367b 55; Lec 116
GailinneLL 367b 39, 368b 7, 372d 44, 373b 47; Lec 116, 117; Mart.D
Imlech BeccLL 367e 18; BB 125a; Lec 116
Inis CheithigLL 354d 47; BB 117b; Lec 116
Inis LiaccMart.G; LL 366a 28; BB 125a; Lec 116
Irrus Ua MicáinLL 367d 2; Lec 116
Lemchaill (Loughill)Mart.T (13 Jan: Mo-Chonna, 22 Apr: Cuilén, 25 Oct: Dúthracht); Mart.O (21 Feb: Fintan); Mart.D; BB 124b; Lec 116, 119
Mag BolccMart.O (26 Nov); Mart.G; LL 374a 10; BB 125a; Lec 116
Methas MórLL 366a 23; BB 125a; Lec 116
Ráith MoinnócLL 367e 28; BB 125a; Lec 116
Ráith SithbiLL 367c 54; BB 124b; Lec 116
Tech ColmócLL 367c 11 (if same site intended); BB 124b; Lec 116
Tech SamáinLL 367e 21; BB 125a; Lec 116
Treóit MórMart.O (1 Nov: ); Mart. G; Mart.D; LL 367f 7, 373a 46; Lec 116; Lib.Hymn, 23; BCC §5 (83: priest blessed by C.C. - offered submission;)
Tulach ConadanLL 367c 49; BB 124b; Lec 116