Where is Middle Earth?



Ireland is an island. It is surrounded by water. The whole place is like a basin-- it is rimmed with mountains, except for in Dublin, Ireland. There is also the river Shannon, which flows from the north-central to the southwest. There are 2 official languages in Ireland; English and Irish/Gaelic. The culture there is similar to Western countries in terms of television and movies, but a popular thing in Ireland is their pubs. A pub can be used as a bar for alcohol consumption, but it is also used as meeting places and such.

Why Is This Good?

In the hobbit, they describe the first setting as the Hill, the place where the hobbit holes are. In Ireland, there are mountains that could probably