The site comprises a slightly irregular shaped site, with a site area of approx. 1.609 hectares (3.99 acres). The land is in agricultural use and broadly level in topography with the boundaries predominantly defined by associated fencing and hedgerows. Access to the land is to the western boundary of the site on the R639
The site is located approx 7.0 km south of Durrow Village in the townland of Oldtown between the M8 Motorway and the R639 secondary road. The lands are approx. 40km north of Kilkenny and 55 km south of Portlaoise.