The 300 year tree …

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Harry Potter lost in Ireland : Unofficial …

Harry has been spotted at the oldest Irish festival of Bealtaine on the Hill of Uisneach recently … The Irish National Quidditch team won the 422nd Quidditch World Cup in 1994, defeating the Bulgarian National Quidditch team in the final match.

Over 2000 years ago a band of Egyptians were sailing up the River Shannon …

?Over 2000 years ago a band of Egyptians were sailing up the River Shannon to attend the great Festival of the Fires which was held each year at the month of May at the Hill of Uisneach. Caesar acknowledged Uisneach and its great festival when he spoke of assemblies and trading at ?the consecrated place considered to be centre of …

… were then carried around the village to singing and elaborate pageantry. …

More Photos or use tags on the right. Reaction to the 2010 Festival Emergency services, local authorities, tourism bodies and, most importantly, festival goers hailed the returning Celtic festival at Uisneach as a triumph. With OAP?s and children granted free entrance to the event, there was an unrivalled mix of generations on the hillside, soaking up what the Irish Independent …

Why is the Hill of Uisneach special?

Why is the Hill of Uisneach special? 1. Uisneach is the exact geographical centre of Ireland. 2. For many centuries, Uisneach was also regarded as the sacred centre of the island. 3. On Uisneach is a stone known as ?Aill na Mireann? or the ?Catstone?. According to tradition, the five provinces of Ireland met there and Ireland was first divided …