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Today is 31th January 2015.
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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:

Ben Lomond in Stirlingshire, acrossLoch Lomond

Ben Lomond

Ben Lomond is a mountain in Stirlingshire, within the Highlands. It rises on the eastern shore of Loch Lomond to a height of 3,196 feet; the most southerly of the Munros.

It is a solitary and distinctive mountain, within the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, and is the property of the National Trust for Scotland. Ben Lomond is one of the most popular climbs amongst the Munros, since it is relatively easy to reach from the cities and a relatively easy climb. On a clear day from the higher grounds of Glasgow it is a visible, luring presence and likewise across the Central Lowlands (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.