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 Dúilig

Traditional AssociationGives the names of Early Christian ecclesiastics whose association with the sites concerned is based on tradition, dedication or placename association.:Dúilech
TownlandGives the townland (name spelt as in TTPBI Index) in which the site is (or is thought to be) located.:Grangegorman
ParishGives the civil (not ecclesiastical) parish in which the townland is situated.:Grangegorman
DeaneryThis records the rural deanery (a sub-division of the diocese) to which the parish belongs.:Taney
DioceseThis records the medieval (not necessarily the same as the modern) diocese in which the foundation lies.:Dublin
BaronyGives the modern barony (as in TTPBI Index the baronies were rationalised in 19thC) in which the townland and civil parish are situated.:Coolock?
CountyGives the county in which the barony lies.:Dublin
ProvinceGives both the civil province in which the county lies and the ecclesiastical province to which the diocese belongs.:Leinster; Dublin
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).:Alen's Reg 1186 (Celldulig)
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.:male
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.:Hogan 1910, 189; MacShamhráin 2005a, 140