1992 in Northern Ireland
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- 20 January - Peter Brooke offers to resign as Secretary of State for Northern Ireland following criticism of his singing on The Late Late Show only hours after a Provisional Irish Republican Army bomb explodes.
- 4 February
- 5 February - Ulster loyalist gunmen kill five Catholics in an attack on a bookmaker's shop in Belfast.
- 9 April - United Kingdom general election. The UK Conservative Party stands candidates in the province for the first time since the Ulster Unionist Party broke with them in 1972 but does not win any seats.
- 1 July - The Ulster Defence Regiment is amalgamated with the Royal Irish Rangers to form the Royal Irish Regiment of the British Army.
- 10 August - The Ulster Defence Association is proscribed by the Government of the United Kingdom.
- 23 September - The IRA destroys Belfast's forensic science laboratory with a huge bomb.
Arts and literature
- Alternative rock band Ash is formed in Downpatrick.
- The Hole in the Wall Gang win a UK Sony Award for Best Radio Comedy for their first radio series A Perforated Ulster.
- David Park's novel The Healing is published.
- Glenn Patterson's novel Fat Lad is published.
- Martin Waddell's children's book Can't You Sleep, Little Bear?, the first in his Big Bear, Little Bear series, is published.
- Winners: Glentoran
- Donegal defeat Derry 0-14 to 1-09 to win the Ulster Senior Football Championship.
- Donegal subsequently defeat Dublin 0-18 to 0-14 to win the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship for the first time.
- New Strand course at Portstewart Golf Club, designed by Des Giffin, opened for play. The Irish Amateur Championship was played there.
- 1 January - Shane Duffy, footballer.
- 30 May - Thomas McBride, footballer.
- 1 June - Dean Jarvis, footballer.
- 4 July - Jamie Douglas, footballer.
- 9 September – Damian McGinty, actor and singer
- 17 September - William Buller, driver.
- 20 March - Michael MacLaverty, novelist (born 1904).
- 16 April - Stanley McMaster, barrister and Unionist Member of Parliament from 1959 to 1974 (born 1926).
- 13 May - F. E. McWilliam, sculptor (born 1909).
- 25 November - Pearse Jordan, Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteer killed by RUC (born 1969).