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.: Oilén tSenaich

Traditional AssociationGives the names of Early Christian ecclesiastics whose association with the sites concerned is based on tradition, dedication or placename association.:Senach
TownlandGives the townland (name spelt as in TTPBI Index) in which the site is (or is thought to be) located.:Illauntannig
ParishGives the civil (not ecclesiastical) parish in which the townland is situated.:Killiney
DioceseThis records the medieval (not necessarily the same as the modern) diocese in which the foundation lies.:Ardfert
BaronyGives the modern barony (as in TTPBI Index the baronies were rationalised in 19thC) in which the townland and civil parish are situated.:Corkaguiney
CountyGives the county in which the barony lies.:Kerry
ProvinceGives both the civil province in which the county lies and the ecclesiastical province to which the diocese belongs.:Munster; Cashel
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
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 St Senach founder
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; cross-slab x3; stone cross; bullaun; ch ruin x2; beehive huts; souterrain; gvyd
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.:bell (iron: cl. 1); querns
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.:Bourke 1980, 65; Fanning 1981, 243, 244, 245; Cuppage 1986, 293-7; Ó Caoimh 2000, 113-14