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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.

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Ferns Cathedral, County Wexford

Ferns Cathedral

The Cathedral Church of St Edan, commonly known as Ferns Cathedral is a cathedral of the Church of Ireland in Ferns in County Wexford. It is one of six cathedrals of the Diocese of Cashel and Ossory; the plethora of its bishop's seats is the result of a series of mergers between dioceses to produce the current diocese. It was originally the cathedral of the Diocese of Ferns.

Until 1949, the designation of the Cathedral was 'the Cathedral Church of St Ædan', a variant spelling of Edan or Aidan. (Read more)

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