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Today is 19th August 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:

Port Kale and Port Mora on the Rhinns of Gallway, Wigtownshire

Rhinns of Galloway

The Rhinns of Galloway are a hammer-head peninsula in the very west of Wigtownshire. Stretching more than 25 miles from north to south, its southern tip is the Mull of Galloway, the southernmost point of the county and of Scotland and its west shore is washed by the North Channel, across which lies Ulster.

The principal town is Stranraer at the head of Loch Ryan, but otherwise it has only little villages dotted up and down the peninsula, amongs them the small tourist village of Portpatrick on the west coast (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.