1943 in Northern Ireland
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- 9 February - The Belfast West by-election is won by the Northern Ireland Labour Party candidate Jack Beattie
- 1 May - Sir Basil Brooke becomes Prime Minister of Northern Ireland.
- 17 June - British aircraft carrier HMS Campania (D48) is launched at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast.
- 29 July - Cruiser HMCS Ontario (C53) is launched at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast to British Admiralty order.
- 27 November - British aircraft carrier HMS Glory (R62) is launched at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast by Lady Brooke.
Arts and literature
- Release of the Crown Film Unit drama documentary short A Letter From Ulster directed by Brian Desmond Hurst assisted by William MacQuitty.
- Roy McFadden's poetry Swords and Ploughshares is published.
- John Luke paints Pax.
- Winners: Linfield
- 18 February - George Campbell, politician in Australia.
- 27 February - Jimmy Nicholson, footballer.
- 8 April - Tony Banks, Baron Stratford, politician (died 2006).
- 16 April - Tom Lewis, singer-songwriter.
- 14 May - John Cushnie, gardener and broadcaster (died 2009).
- 22 May - Betty Williams, peace campaigner, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.
- 18 June - Willie Irvine, footballer.
- 15 July - Jocelyn Bell Burnell, astrophysicist.
- 21 July - Henry McCullough, guitarist.
- 15 August - Eileen Bell, Alliance Party MLA.
- 31 October - Stephen Rea, actor.
Full date unknown
- Billy Brown, musician and artist (died 1999).
- George Jones, radio and television broadcaster.
- Eamonn McCann, journalist and political activist.
- Kenneth Montgomery, conductor.
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