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Northern Ireland is one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom. It is located at the north east tip of the island of Ireland, and shares this island with the Republic of Ireland. Ballycastle is located here which is home to the Ballycastle Bats Quidditch team.
Northern Irish witches and wizards have the option to attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in Scotland.
Behind the scenes
- Ciarán Hinds, who portrayed Aberforth Dumbledore in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, is an Irish actor from Northern Ireland.
- Kenneth Branagh, who portrayed Gilderoy Lockhart in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, is a Northern Irish actor and director.
- Michelle Fairley is a Northern Irish actress who portrayed Mrs Granger in the film adaptions of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.
- Quidditch Through the Ages (Mentioned only)