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 Ericín

TownlandGives the townland (name spelt as in TTPBI Index) in which the site is (or is thought to be) located.Rusheens west
ParishGives the civil (not ecclesiastical) parish in which the townland is situated.Kilmovee
BaronyGives the modern barony (as in TTPBI Index the baronies were rationalised in 19thC) in which the townland and civil parish are situated.Costello
CountyGives the county in which the barony lies.Mayo
ProvinceGives both the civil province in which the county lies and the ecclesiastical province to which the diocese belongs.Connacht; Tuam
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 of church and graveyard site
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 enclosure; souterrain in SW quadrant; bullaun c. 70m to SW; ogham stone &; hold well c. 250m to E
AddendumIncludes fragments of additional information (or comments on the part of the compilers) relating to the site in question.Enclosure not indicated on the 1838 OS 6-inch map but is shown on the 1919 edition, where it is named is named ‘Killerrikeen'
LatitudeLatitude in decimal degrees (positive is North, negative is South)53.896708
LongitudeLongitude in decimal degrees (positive is East, negative is West)-8.679180


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