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 na Manach

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.:Énna; Lóchán; Éogan
LineageThis records the reputed ancestral lines of individuals given in Doc Assoc.:Dál Messin Corb
TownlandGives the townland (name spelt as in TTPBI Index) in which the site is (or is thought to be) located.:Kilnamanagh
ParishGives the civil (not ecclesiastical) parish in which the townland is situated.:Tallaght
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.:Uppercross
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
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.:VSH Salm (Éogan §3, 4); VSH; LL 350a 46, 367d 32; 373b 53;; Mart.D (23 Aug; 31 Dec)
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
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.:Cóemgen/Glendalough; Éogan/Ardstraw
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.:gvyd; ch traces until 16thc (O'Curry, OSL); well: St Kevin
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.:Ball 1907, III; Hogan 1910, 207; Ó Danachair 1958, 86; Gwynn &; Hadcock 1970, app; McCone 1984, 309, 319; Ó Riain 1985, 196 (n. 181), 316; Stout 1992, 35; Etchingham 1993, 148; MacShamhráin 1996, 176, 181, 189, 212; MacShamhráin 2005a, 138
AddendumIncludes fragments of additional information (or comments on the part of the compilers) relating to the site in question.:otherwise Cell Manach Escrach; link with Glendalough (hagiog); claim by Ardstraw earlier?; episcopal possess of Dublin 1179