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.: Cell Brigte

Traditional AssociationGives the names of Early Christian ecclesiastics whose association with the sites concerned is based on tradition, dedication or placename association.:Brigit
TownlandGives the townland (name spelt as in TTPBI Index) in which the site is (or is thought to be) located.:Kilbride (Pass of)
ParishGives the civil (not ecclesiastical) parish in which the townland is situated.:Pass of Kilbride
DeaneryThis records the rural deanery (a sub-division of the diocese) to which the parish belongs.:Mullingar
DioceseThis records the medieval (not necessarily the same as the modern) diocese in which the foundation lies.:Meath
BaronyGives the modern barony (as in TTPBI Index the baronies were rationalised in 19thC) in which the townland and civil parish are situated.:Fartullagh
CountyGives the county in which the barony lies.:Westmeath
ProvinceGives both the civil province in which the county lies and the ecclesiastical province to which the diocese belongs.:Leinster; Armagh
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).:Tax 1302-06 (Kilbride Pilat)
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.:female
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.:Brigidine/Kildare
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.:ch ruin ('abbey'); gvyd
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.:Cogan 1867, 437; Hogan 1910, 179; Walsh 1957; Swan 1988, 13
AddendumIncludes fragments of additional information (or comments on the part of the compilers) relating to the site in question.:in dnry Mullingar; no evid of encl, but destr of site by building roads through gvyd (early 19thC?; see Cogan)