Events during the year 1952 in Northern Ireland.
- Governor - Earl Granville (until 1 December), The Lord Wakehurst (from 1 December)
- Prime Minister - Basil Brooke
- August - Official opening of Binnian Tunnel (2.5 miles (4.0 km)), feeding water to the Silent Valley Reservoir under the Mourne Mountains.
- 12 November – Murder of Patricia Curran, 19-year-old daughter of Sir Lancelot Curran. Iain Hay Gordon was found guilty of her murder, but the sentence was overturned in 2000.
Arts and literatureEdit
- Daniel O'Neill paints Birth.
- Winners: Glenavon
- 8 January – Alex Maskey, first Sinn Féin Lord Mayor of Belfast, Councillor and MLA.
- 18 January – Derek Spence, footballer.
- 25 February – Joey Dunlop, motorcycle racer (died 2000).
- 1 March – Martin O'Neill, international footballer and football manager.
- 2 March – Lenny Murphy, loyalist paramilitary and leader of the Shankill Butchers (died 1982).
- 4 April – Gary Moore, guitarist.
- 7 June – Liam Neeson, actor.
- 25 June – Alan Green, sports broadcaster.
- 17 October – Graham Forsythe, artist.
- 20 December – Terry George, screenwriter and director.
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- Gerald Dawe, writer and poet.
- John Linehan, comedian (May McFettridge).
- Tommy McKearney, former hunger striker and member of the Provisional Irish Republican Army, now a journalist.
- William Peskett, poet.
- Louisa Watson Peat, writer and lecturer (born 1883)
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