1937 in Northern Ireland
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- 28 February - Population census in Northern Ireland.
- 28 July - Assassination attempt on King George VI in Belfast by the Irish Republican Army.
Arts and literature
- Louis MacNeice writes the poem Carrickfergus.
- Winners: Belfast Celtic
- 18 January - John Hume, former leader of the Social Democratic and Labour Party, MP, MEP and Nobel Peace Prize winner.
- 10 February - Roy Megarry, businessman and publisher in Canada.
- 2 April - Denis Tuohy, television presenter.
- 27 April - Robin Eames, Church of Ireland Primate of All Ireland and Archbishop of Armagh from 1986 to 2006.
- 16 December - Given Lyness, cricketer.
- 24 December - John Taylor, Baron Kilclooney, Ulster Unionist Party MP and life peer.
- 31 January - Samuel Edgar, cricketer (born 1913).
- 3 February - Thomas Moles, Ulster Unionist politician and journalist (born 1871).
- 27 February - Charles Donnelly, poet, killed at the Jarama Front, Spanish Civil War (born 1914).
- 27 June - Arthur Douglas, cricketer and rugby player (born 1902).
- Herbert Hughes, musicologist, composer and critic (born 1882).
- Government of Northern Ireland (1937). Census of Population of Northern Ireland 1937: Preliminary Report. Belfast: H.M.S.O.
- Chen, C. Peter. "George VI". World War II Database. Retrieved 2014-12-09.