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Today is 24th February 2017.
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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:

New Quay, Cardiganshire

New Quay

New Quay is a seaside town in Cardiganshire with a resident population of some 1,200 people. The town stands on Cardigan Bay with a harbour and large sandy beaches, and it remains a popular seaside resort and traditional fishing town.

The picturesque harbour and expansive beach, and the bottlenose dolphins in the bay draw many visitors in the summertime. New Quay is also one of many places to claim a connection with Dylan Thomas: local tradition holds that it is the original 'Llareggub' of Under Milk Wood (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.