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.: Áth Croise (Áth Chros Mo-Laga)

LineageThis records the reputed ancestral lines of individuals given in Doc Assoc.:Fir Maige Féne
Traditional AssociationGives the names of Early Christian ecclesiastics whose association with the sites concerned is based on tradition, dedication or placename association.:Mo-Laca (Mo-Loce)
TownlandGives the townland (name spelt as in TTPBI Index) in which the site is (or is thought to be) located.:Aghacross
ParishGives the civil (not ecclesiastical) parish in which the townland is situated.:Aghacross
DeaneryThis records the rural deanery (a sub-division of the diocese) to which the parish belongs.:Fermoy
DioceseThis records the medieval (not necessarily the same as the modern) diocese in which the foundation lies.:Cloyne
BaronyGives the modern barony (as in TTPBI Index the baronies were rationalised in 19thC) in which the townland and civil parish are situated.:Condons &; Clangibbon
CountyGives the county in which the barony lies.:Cork
ProvinceGives both the civil province in which the county lies and the ecclesiastical province to which the diocese belongs.:Munster; Cashel
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.:Betha Mo-Laga §13; Colgan, Acta, 145 (Ath Crosse)
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).:Lis 182b (Críchad an Chaoilli 12thC?); Tax 1291, 1302-06 (Athcrossee)
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.:coarbial?
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.:Mo-Laca/Áth Croise
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.:trad that well-water curative &; that a trout becomes visible in well when attempts made to boil water (Power)
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.:eccl site (no trace of encl); bullaun; ch ruins (12thC); gvyd; well (St Molaga 25m SSW) (nos. 13873, 14387, 14536, 13934, 13908)
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.:Brady 1863, II, 114; Hogan 1910, 57; Power 1932, 30; Hanley et al 1995, passim; Power 2000, 439, 552, 576, 455, 448; MacCotter 2004, 72, 87; Herbert 2004, 139-52; Bhreathnach 2005, 89
AddendumIncludes fragments of additional information (or comments on the part of the compilers) relating to the site in question.:OS 19: otherwise Tempall Mo-Laca; in Tuath O Cursaid, 3m W of Mitchelstown; ch 'in repair' 1615 (Brady); see Echlasca Mo-Laca/Labbamolaga