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Today is 31th August 2016.
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Wikishire is where you may find the best of Britain and Ireland.

Wikishire is where you are; whether you are on the Shetland islands or the South Shetland Islands, or the places between, Wikishire is a growing guide on all you need to know about the British and Irish lands.

Tell the world what you love about your home. Each shire, from Kent to Kerry is here, with ever-growing detail; if your town or village is not in Wikishire, or if something important is missed out, then log on, then -

Add it and Edit

To begin, you can peruse the list of counties of the UK or Republic of Ireland, or even go directly to a random page! To accompany the encyclopædia we also have an interactive map of the counties of the British Isles.

Today's featured image is:

The River Clyde in Glasgow, Lanarkshire

River Clyde

The River Clyde is a major British river, primarily in Lanarkshire, which county is formed of its valley and basin. At Glasgow, the Clyde opens up into a broad seaway which becomes the Firth of Clyde, an arm of the Atlantic Ocean. The Clyde is the ninth-longest river in the United Kingdom.

Flowing through the major city of Glasgow, the Clyde was an important river for shipbuilding and trade in the British Empire and a hub of the Industrial Revolution. Higher in Clydesdale, he river powered New Lanark Mills, a model development in the early indiustrial days (Read more)

What is a wiki?

A wiki is a collaborative website with certain standard functions allowing easy editing of pages by anyone. At Wikishire, you may log on and start work right away.

Few things stay still for long, and here you can keep updating or improving the articles. A wiki is a constant work in progress.