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*[[Rubeus Hagrid|Hagrid]] stated in the [[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (film)|first film]] that instead of a "Greek chappie" (which he stated in the book), he obtained [[Fluffy]] from an "Irish fellah".<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (film)]]''</ref>
 
*[[Rubeus Hagrid|Hagrid]] stated in the [[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (film)|first film]] that instead of a "Greek chappie" (which he stated in the book), he obtained [[Fluffy]] from an "Irish fellah".<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (film)]]''</ref>
 
*[[Devon Murray]], the actor who potrays [[Seamus Finnigan]] is from County Kildare.<ref name="wikidevonmurray">[[Wikipedia:Devon Murray|Devon Murray]] at [[Wikipedia:Main Page|Wikipedia]]</ref>
 
*[[Devon Murray]], the actor who potrays [[Seamus Finnigan]] is from County Kildare.<ref name="wikidevonmurray">[[Wikipedia:Devon Murray|Devon Murray]] at [[Wikipedia:Main Page|Wikipedia]]</ref>
*[[Ciaran Hinds]], the actor who portrays [[Aberforth Dumbledore]] in ''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2]]'', is from Belfast, County Antrim.<ref name="wikiciaranhinds">[[Wikipedia:Ciaran Hinds|Ciaran Hinds]] at [[Wikipedia:Main Page|Wikipedia]]</ref>
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*[[Ciarán Hinds]], who portrayed [[Aberforth Dumbledore]] in ''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2]]'', is an Irish actor from Belfast, County Antrim.<ref name="wikiciaranhinds">[[Wikipedia:Ciarán Hinds|Ciarán Hinds]] at [[Wikipedia:Main Page|Wikipedia]]</ref>
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*[[Miranda Richardson]], the actress who plays [[Rita Skeeter]], played an Irish terrorist in ''{{wplink|The Crying Game}}''.
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*[[Kenneth Branagh]], who portrayed [[Gilderoy Lockhart]] in the [[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (film)|film adaptation]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets]]'', is an actor and director from Northern Ireland.
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*[[Michelle Fairley]] is an actress from Northern Ireland who portrayed [[Hermione Granger's mother|Mrs. Granger]] in the [[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (film)|film adaptions]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]''.
   
 
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Ireland
Location information
Location

Northwestern Europe

Permanent residents

Finnigan family

Ireland is a name of an island to the north-west of continental Europe and a name of a country, also called Republic of Ireland that takes up the chief part of island's area. The other territory comprised by Ireland is Northern Ireland that is a part of United Kingdom. The capital city of the Republic of Ireland is Dublin.[1]

QuidditchEdit

One of the ancient broom games played before the climax of the evolution of Quidditch, Aingingein flourished in Ireland. The game became the subject of many Irish ballads in which Fingal the Fearless took a significiant role (being alleged champion of the game).[2]

Modern game of Quidditch was well established in 14th century in Ireland which is proven by Zacharias Mumps's account - he describes the game between the Irish from Cork and Englishmen from Lancashire, in which Irish team demonstrates tricks with Quaffle at that time unknown in England and beats the English soundly.[3]

In 1994 the Irish National Quidditch team won the 422nd Quidditch World Cup , defeating the Bulgarian National Quidditch team in the final match.[4]

Irish Quidditch teamsEdit

Known residentsEdit

Seamus FinnigansG

Seamus Finnigan, a permanent resident of Ireland.

Magical creaturesEdit

Leprechaun

The Leprechaun- a creature native to Ireland.

The following magical creatures are native to Ireland:

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A shamrock - one of Ireland's best known symbols.

Behind the scenesEdit

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Domhnall Gleeson and Evanna Lynch at the Irish première of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1.

AppearancesEdit

External linksEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

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