In this article smaller establishments such as cells and notable monastic granges (particularly those with resident monks) and camerae of the military orders of monks (Templars and Hospitallers) are included. The numerous monastic hospitals per se are not included here unless at some time the foundation had, or was purported to have, the status or function of an abbey, priory, friary or preceptory/commandery.
1.1 Article layout
1.2 Abbreviations and Key
2 Alphabetical listing of establishments
4 Map link to lists of monastic houses in Ireland by county
5 See also
Communities/provenance: shows the status and communities existing at each establishment, together with such dates as have been established as well as the fate of the establishment after dissolution, and the current status of the site.
Formal Name or Dedication: shows the formal name of the establishment or the person in whose name the church is dedicated, where known.
Alternative Names: some of the establishments have had alternative names over the course of time. In order to assist in text-searching such alternatives in name or spelling have been provided.
Monastic Glossary: following the listing, provides links to articles on the particular monastic orders as well as other terms which appear in the listing.
Abbreviations and Key
The sites listed are ruins or fragmentary
remains unless indicated thus:
current monastic function
current non-monastic ecclesiastic function
current non-ecclesiastic function
remains incorporated into later structure
no identifiable trace of the monastic foundation remains
exact site of monastic foundation unknown
possibly no such monastic foundation at location
no such monastic foundation
identification ambiguous or confused
Locations with names in italics indicate probable duplication (misidentification with another location)
or non-existent foundations (either erroneous reference or proposed foundation never implemented).
Trusteeship denoted as follows:
Scheduled Monument (NI)
National Monument (ROI)
Church of Ireland
Roman Catholic Church
Alphabetical listing of establishments
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