Its surface is chiefly mountainous, and in several places commands fine view towards the ocean.
It is a vicarage, in the diocese of Lismore, forming part of the union of Mothill; the rectory is impropriate in the Duke of Devonshire. The tithes amount to £221.10.9. of which £147.13.10 is payable to the impropriator, and the remainder to the vicar.
In the R.C. divisions it is part of the union or district of Kilrosanty and Fews, and has a neat chapel.