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.: Caílle Fintain

Traditional AssociationGives the names of Early Christian ecclesiastics whose association with the sites concerned is based on tradition, dedication or placename association.:Fintan
DioceseThis records the medieval (not necessarily the same as the modern) diocese in which the foundation lies.:Elphin
BaronyGives the modern barony (as in TTPBI Index the baronies were rationalised in 19thC) in which the townland and civil parish are situated.:Carbury
CountyGives the county in which the barony lies.:Sligo
ProvinceGives both the civil province in which the county lies and the ecclesiastical province to which the diocese belongs.:Connacht; Tuam
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
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.:Archdall 1786, 629
AddendumIncludes fragments of additional information (or comments on the part of the compilers) relating to the site in question.:in Cairbre - Cailleavinde; fnd by F, disciple of Colum Cille (Archdall)