Also know as the Fuchsia Glen, Glenann lies between Glenballyeamon and Glendun and runs into Glencorp. Tievebullagh (where porcellanite was mined to make polished stone axes in prehistoric times) commands the space between Glenballyeamon and Glenann. Through the glen flows the Glenann River which has its source at the foot of Trostan (the highest peak on the Antrim Plateau), it joins the Ballyeamon River near the cross-roads, three miles north of the village of Cushendall.
The foot of Glenann joins the Cushendall – Ballycastle road and is 3 miles from Cushendun, 18 miles from Ballymoney, 20 miles from Ballymena, 35 miles from Larne and 30 miles from Belfast International Airport. Once a thickly populated glen, as evidenced by the remains of many wallsteads scattered around the hill sides, including the deserted clachan of Knockban. There are less than 20 occupied houses in the glen now but some new houses are being built.
A survey of Glenann identified two clachans – Knockban (1) in the townland of Tirkilly and Milltown (2) in the townlands of Lubitavish and Tavnaghoney.