1984 in Northern Ireland
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- 14 March - Sinn Féin MP Gerry Adams is shot and wounded in Belfast.
- 2 May - The New Ireland Forum publishes its report presenting three possibilities for discussion: a unitary Irish state, a federal/confederal state and joint sovereignty.
- 18 June - European Parliament elections are held in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
- 1 October - The University of Ulster is presented with a Royal Charter by Elizabeth II. It also absorbs Ulster Polytechnic (at Jordanstown) during the year.
- 17 October - Foyle Bridge in Derry is officially opened, with the longest span in Ireland.
Arts and literature
- Graham Reid's play Remembrance is first produced (10 October) at the Lyric Theatre (Belfast), and his television play A Coming to Terms for Billy, last in the trilogy of "Billy plays", is shown in BBC1's Play for Today series, starring Kenneth Branagh.
- Winners: Linfield
- 5 July - Boyd Rankin, cricketer.
- 19 July - Neil McCafferty, footballer.
- 6 September - William Porterfield, cricketer.
- 20 October - Andrew Trimble, international rugby player.
- 23 October - Ruaidhri Higgins, footballer.
- 14 December - Chris Brunt, footballer