1991 in Northern Ireland
Events during the year 1991 in Northern Ireland.
- 3 June - The British Special Air Service kills three Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) members in the Coagh ambush.
- 2 November - An IRA bomb explodes in Musgrave Park Hospital, Belfast, killing two British Army soldiers and injuring 11 other people.
- Roscoff Restaurant in Belfast becomes the first in Northern Ireland to be awarded a Michelin star.
Arts and literature
- Brian Keenan publishes An Evil Cradling, an autobiographical account of more than four years as a hostage in Beirut.
- Michael Longley's collection Gorse Fires is published; it will win the Whitbread Poetry Award.
- Winners: Portadown
- Robert Dunlop wins the 125cc race at the Cookstown 100, and the 125cc and Junior TT races at the Isle of Man TT.
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- 17 October - J. G. Devlin, actor (born 1907).
- 13 November - Francis Blackwood, 10th Baron Dufferin and Claneboye (born 1916).
- November - George Otto Simms, Archbishop of Armagh.