The Irish side of Harry Potter


The Kenmare Kestrals are another Irish Quidditch team, and the team supported by Irish “Potter” character Seamus Finnigan. Seamus keeps a green rosette beside his bed.


Irish words

“Boggart," which is a shape-shifter in "Harry Potter" that takes on the form of its victim's worst fear, is very similar to the Irish word “bagairt,” meaning threat.

Seamus' boggart is a banshee, another Irish word.