"DYSERT, a parish in the barony of Trughanacmy, in the county of Kerry, province of Munster, Ireland, 2 miles S.W. of Castleisland, its post town, on the road from thence to Killarney. The surface is hilly, boggy, and barren. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ardfert and Aghadoe, value with Killentierna, £354, in the patronage of H. Herbert, Esq., and six others. The church is in ruins. There are two hedge schools. In the Roman Catholic arrangement, the parish is included in the Killentierna union. Limestone is plentiful."