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Today is 13th December 2018 .
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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:

The ruin of Dangan Castle, Meath

Dangan Castle

Dangan Castle is a former stately home in the county of Meath, which is now in a state of ruin. It stands by Dangan Church on the Trim Road.

The castle is the former seat of the Wesley (Wellesley) family. Located outside the village of Summerhill, and was the childhood home of Field Marshal The 1st Duke of Wellington. (Read more)

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