• Character Aidan Lynch played Seeker for Ireland’s National Team at the 1994 Quidditch World Cup. All the members of the Irish team rode Firebolt brooms during the 1994 tournament (PA4, GF8). During the final match, Lynch was fooled by a Wronski Feint performed by Bulgarian Seeker… Read More
• Sports and competitions The Annual International Wizard Gardening Competition is a yearly competition held for wizards worldwide to show off their Herbology skills (DP1). This includes an event entry for Contorting Cereals, which has caused confusion for Muggles who see the results, calling them ‘crop circles‘. A report from a… Read More
• Plants An artichoke is a mundane Muggle vegetable that inspires magic. Read More
• Creature The Augurey is a thin and mournful-looking bird somewhat resembling a vulture, greenish-black in color, native to Britain and Ireland.  Description Normally remaining hidden in its nest in brambles and thorns, flying only in heavy rain, the Augurey’s feathers repel ink. Its distinctive cry was… Read More
• Spells The Killing Curse causes instant death in a flash of green light, usually leaving no sign of physical damage or of the cause of death that would be detectable to a Muggle autopsy. Read More