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.: Scrín Choluim Cille

Traditional AssociationGives the names of Early Christian ecclesiastics whose association with the sites concerned is based on tradition, dedication or placename association.:Colum Cille
TownlandGives the townland (name spelt as in TTPBI Index) in which the site is (or is thought to be) located.:Glebe?
ParishGives the civil (not ecclesiastical) parish in which the townland is situated.:Ballynascreen
DioceseThis records the medieval (not necessarily the same as the modern) diocese in which the foundation lies.:Derry
BaronyGives the modern barony (as in TTPBI Index the baronies were rationalised in 19thC) in which the townland and civil parish are situated.:Loughinsholin
CountyGives the county in which the barony lies.:Tyrone
ProvinceGives both the civil province in which the county lies and the ecclesiastical province to which the diocese belongs.:Ulster; 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).:Ann.FM 1203 (pl. by Ua Lochlainn)
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.:Columban/Iona?
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; ch ruin
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, 87, 593; Gwynn &; Hadcock 1970, 374; Ó Muraíle 1997, 204