1924 in Northern Ireland
Events during the year 1924 in Northern Ireland.
- 24 March – Ballycastle Railway closes due to financial difficulties.
- 24 April – No agreement is reached at the Boundary Conference in London. The Irish Boundary Commission is now set up to examine the border between the Irish Free State and Northern Ireland.
- 6 May – James Craig refuses to nominate a Northern Ireland representative to the Boundary Commission.
- 11 August – Ballycastle Railway reopens under Northern Counties Committee ownership.
- 14 September – First BBC broadcast from Belfast (station 2BE).
- 24 October – Éamon de Valera is arrested at Newry Town Hall after defying an order preventing him from speaking in Northern Ireland.
Arts and literatureEdit
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- Winners: Queen's Island
- 12 January – Arthur Armstrong, painter (died 1996).
- 15 April – Padraic Fiacc, poet.
- 18 April – Roy Mason, fourth Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.
- 26 May – Sheelagh Murnaghan, only Ulster Liberal Party Member of Parliament at Stormont (died 1993).
- 11 July – Charlie Tully, footballer (died 1971).
- 2 December – William Craig, former Unionist MP and founder of the Ulster Vanguard movement.
- 14 December – Andy Thompson, Canadian politician.
- 17 December – Cecil Walker, Ulster Unionist Party MP for North Belfast from 1983 to 2001 (died 2007).
- Full date unknown - Max Clendinning, architect and interior designer.