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Today is 9th December 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:

Tillicoultry, Clackmannanshire

Tillicoultry

Tillicoultry is a village in Clackmannanshire; one of the 'Hillfoots Villages' which sit beneath the scarp slope that terminates the southern edge of the Ochil Hills, and which hills provide a spectacular backdrop to the village.

The River Devon lies to the south, a river which runs the length of the county, though through neighbouring villages Dollar and Alva to the east and west respectively. The former mining village of Coalsnaughton lies just south, whilst Alloa lies four miles south-west.

The village is beautified by the hills behind and attractive cottages lining its main street. Today it is a popular commuter village (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.