1924 in Northern Ireland
24 March- Ballycastle Railwaycloses due to financial difficulties.cite web | title=Ballycastle Railway Station | work=Ballycastle | url=http://www.ballycastle.free-online.co.uk/info/railway/oldrailway.htm | accessdate=2007-10-27]
24 April- No agreement is reached at the Boundary Conference in London. The government now sets up a Boundary Commission to examine the border between the Irish Free Stateand Northern Ireland.
6 May- James Craig refuses to nominate a Northern Irelandrepresentative to the Boundary Commission.
11 August- Ballycastle Railwayreopens under Northern Counties Committeeownership.
14 September- First BBC broadcast from Belfast(station 2BE).
24 October- Éamon de Valerais arrested at NewryTown Hall after he defied an order preventing him from speaking in Northern Ireland.
Arts and literature
1 MarchScotland 2 - 0 Northern Ireland (in Glasgow)cite book | last=Hayes, Dean| year=2006 |title=Northern Ireland International Football Facts | publisher=Appletree Press | location= Belfast | pages=p 164|isbn=0-86281-874-5] :: 15 MarchNorthern Ireland 0 - 1 Wales:: 22 OctoberEngland 3 - 1 Northern Ireland (in Liverpool)
*Irish League::Winners: Queen's Island
Irish Cup::Winners: Queen's Island 1 - 0 Willowfield
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 Parliamentat Stormont(d.1993).
11 July- Charlie Tully, footballer (d. 1971).
2 December- William Craig, former Unionist MP and founder of the Ulster Vanguard movement.
14 December- Andy Thompson, former Canadian politician.
17 December- Cecil Walker, Ulster Unionist PartyMP for North Belfast from 1983to 2001(d.2007).
6 June- William Pirrie, 1st Viscount Pirrie, shipbuilder and businessman (b.1847).
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