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Kenmare Kestrels 

"Seamus did not answer immediately; he was making rather a meal of ensuring that his poster of the Kenmare Kestrels Quidditch team was quite straight. Then he said, with his back still turned to Harry, 'Me mam didn't want me to come back.'" (OP11)



Kenmare is a town in County Kerry, Ireland. There are a few sports teams listed in its Wikipedia entry (Gaelic football, football and basketball), but no Quidditch teams (Wikipedia).

team names Kenmare KestrelsAlthough the dates printed on the Daily Prophet Newsletters are:

  • DP1: 31 July 1998,
  • DP2: 8 February 1999,
  • DP3: 1 June 1999 and
  • DP4: 1 October 1999,

the timeframe for these events is 1992-1993.

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