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Today is 23rd January 2022 .
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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 -

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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:

Satellite image of Oeno, Pitcairn Islands

Oeno Island

Oeno Island is a coral atoll in the South Pacific Ocean, part of the Pitcairn Islands territory. It is also known to the Pitcairn islanders as Holiday Island, as it serves as a private holiday site for the few residents of Pitcairn Island, who will travel there and stay for two weeks in January.

The island is named after the whaling ship Œno, which visited in 1825. (Read more)

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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.