The Irish side of Harry Potter

Irish actress Evanna Lynch as Luna Lovegood

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.