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Birthday Honours 2009

This is the Queen's Birthday Honours List of award recipients published on Saturday 13 June 2009.

List of recipients

The recipients can viewed by scrolling down the page or alternatively you can use the following links to access each honour category:

Knights Bachelor

Dr William George Hastings CBE

Chairman, Hastings Hotels. For services to the Tourism Industry and to the community in Northern Ireland. (Downpatrick, Co Down)

Commanders Of The Civil Division Of The Most Excellent Order Of The British Empire (CBE)

Mr Christopher John Adrian Chivers

Lately Chief Inspector of Criminal Justice. For services to the Administration of Justice in Northern Ireland. (Donaghadee, Co Down)

Mr John Paul Martin

Chief Social Services Officer, Social Security Inspectorate, Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, Northern Ireland Executive. For public and voluntary service. (Magherafelt, Co Londonderry)

Mrs Isabella McNally

Principal, Fountain Primary School, Londonderry. For services to Education in Northern Ireland. (Londonderry)

Mr John O'Neill

Director of Social Security Policy and Legislation Division, Department for Social Development, Northern Ireland Executive. For public and voluntary service. (Belfast)

Miss Alice Loretto Quinn

Chair, Health Promotion Agency Northern Ireland. For services to Healthcare. (Belfast)

Mr James Robert Stewart

Chairman, Warrenpoint Harbour Authority. For services to the Ports Industry in Northern Ireland. (Lurgan, Co Armagh)

Officers Of The Civil Division Of The Most Excellent Order Of The British Empire (OBE)

Mr Michael Gerald Alexander Black

Lately Director, Northern Ireland Science Park Foundation Ltd. For services to Business. (Londonderry)

Professor Robert Burch

Lately McClay Professor of Physical Chemistry and Head of the School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Queen's University Belfast. For services to Chemistry. (Larne, Co Antrim)

Mrs Karen Evelyn Campbell

Grade 7, Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, Northern Ireland Executive. (Belfast)

Mr Patrick John Casement

Chairman, National Trust's Committee for Northern Ireland. For services to Heritage. (Ballycastle, Co Antrim)

Mr Joseph Dunne

For services to Victim Support in Northern Ireland. (Lisburn, Co Antrim)

Mrs Judith Kyle Gillespie

For public service. (Belfast)

Mr Thomas Hanna Haire

For public and voluntary service. (Belfast)

Dr Robert Wallace Harland

For services to Sports and Exercise Medicine in Northern Ireland. (Belfast)

Mr Alan William Henry

Lately Northern Ireland Civil Service Commissioner and Human Rights Commissioner. For Public Service. (Newtownards, Co Down)

Mr Louis Bernard Jones

Deputy Chief Fire Officer, Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service. For services to Local Government.  (Banbridge, Co Down)

Mrs Imelda Ann Jordan

Principal, St Colm's High School, Twinbrook, Belfast. For services to Education in Northern Ireland. (Lisburn, Co Antrim)

Professor Terence Robert James Lappin

Professor of Haematology, Queen's University Belfast. For services to Medicine. (Hillsborough, Co Down)

Mr Morrison McAllister

Lately Director, Food Standards Agency, Northern Ireland. (Newtownards, Co Down)

Mr Dennis Norman McAuley

Principal Scientific Officer, Forensic Science Northern Ireland. For public and voluntary service. (Carrickfergus, Co Antrim)

Mr James William Rodney Peyton TD

Consultant Surgeon, South Tyrone and Craigavon Hospitals. For services to Medicine in Northern Ireland. (Dungannon, Co Tyrone)

Mr John Anthony Sherlock

Sculptor. For services to the Visual Arts in Northern Ireland. (Newtownabbey, Co Antrim)

Mr Robert Torrens

For services to Cricket and Football in Northern Ireland. (Portrush, Co Antrim)

Mr Frederick George Wilson

For services to Entrepreneurship and to Engineering. (Lisburn, Co Antrim)

Members Of The Civil Division Of The Most Excellent Order Of The British Empire (MBE)

Mr Thomas Strahan Boyle JP

Chairman, Acceptable Enterprises Larne Ltd. For services to Social Enterprise and to Disadvantaged People in Northern Ireland. (Larne, Co Antrim)

Mr Derek Michael William Milliken Browne

For voluntary service to the community in Northern Ireland (Limavady, Co Londonderry)

Mr Stewart Andrew Buchanan

For voluntary service to the Boys' Brigade in Northern Ireland. (Carrickfergus, Co Antrim)

Mrs Catherine Mary Burns

Head, Corporate Services, Northern Ireland Transport Holding Company. For services to Public Transport and to the Community in Northern Ireland. (Belfast)

Mr Liam Byrne

For voluntary service to Downpatrick Catholic Scout Group, Northern Ireland. (Downpatrick, Co Down)

Mr Frank Edward Caddy

For services to Community Transport in Northern Ireland. (Holywood, Co Down)

Mrs Daphne Elizabeth Clarke

For services to the community in Northern Ireland. (Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh)

Mrs Esther Coghlan

For services to Save the Children in Northern Ireland. (Dundonald, Belfast)

Mr John Connor

Lately Gardener, Altnagelvin Hospital, Londonderry. For services to Healthcare in Northern Ireland. (Strabane, Co Tyrone)

Mrs Doreen Corcoran

For voluntary service to Heritage in Northern Ireland. (Carrickfergus, Co Antrim)

Miss Aideen Carmel D'Arcy

Director of Development, Helm Housing. For services to Disadvantaged People in Northern Ireland. (Belfast)

Mr Francis Dornan

Manager, Cloona Oasis Centre, Belfast. For services to the Community in Northern Ireland.  (Belfast)

Mrs Diana Farrelly

Lifelong Learning Manager, Armagh Campus, Southern Regional College. For services to Further Education in Northern Ireland. (Lisburn, Co Antrim)

Mr Colin Gibson

For public service (Belfast)

Mr Samuel George Gracey

Station Watch Commander, Dromore, Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service. For services to Local Government. (Dromore, Co Down)

Mrs Elizabeth Hamilton

For voluntary service to Older People in Ballygowan, County Down. (Newtownards, Co Down)

Ms Dale Harrison

For services to the community in North and West Belfast. (Belfast)

Mr Richard Taylor Holmes

For services to the community in Northern Ireland and Romania. (Holywood, Co Down)

Mrs Maureen Harriet Johnston

For public service. (Belfast)

Mr Thomas Frederick Kerr

For services to the Arts in Northern Ireland. (Holywood, Co Down)

Mrs Jacqueline Olivia King

For services to People with Eating Disorders in Northern Ireland. (Newtownards, Co Down)

Dr Mary Helen Elizabeth Kirkpatrick

General Medical Practitioner, Dromara. For services to Healthcare in Northern Ireland. (Hillsborough, Co Down)

Mrs Jean Knox

Secretary, Brownlow High School, Craigavon. For services to Education in Northern Ireland. (Lurgan, Co Armagh)

Mrs Annie Elizabeth Esme Maxwell

Information Desk Assistant, Belfast International Airport. For services to the Aviation Industry and to Charity. (Antrim)

Mr Archibald McAvoy

Director, Abbey Bond Lovis. For services to Health and Safety in Northern Ireland. (Newtownards, Co Down)

Ms Anne-Marie McClure

Chief Executive, Opportunity Youth. For services to Young People in Northern Ireland. (Newtownards, Co Down)

Ms Alison Patricia McCullough

For services to Speech and Language Therapy in Northern Ireland. (Newtownabbey, Co Antrim)

Mrs Ellie McKay

Alderman and Councillor, North Down Borough Council. For services to Local Government in Northern Ireland. (Holywood, Co Down)

Mr Robert Stewart McMinn

Lately Director, Technical Services Dungannon and South Tyrone Borough Council. For services to Local Government in Northern Ireland. (Dungannon, Co Tyrone)

Mrs Matsie Meneely

For charitable services to Cancer Research UK in Northern Ireland. (Portrush, Co Antrim)

Mr Deane Wieland Morrice

For services to Local Government in Northern Ireland. (Newtownards, Co Down)

Mrs Rosemary Murray

For services to Disabled Children and Young People in Northern Ireland. (Armagh)

Mr Javaid Naveed

For services to Black and Minority Ethnic People in Northern Ireland. (Belfast)

Mr David Martin Patton

Chairman, Patton Group. For services to the Construction Industry in Northern Ireland. (Ballymena, Co Antrim)

Mr Philip Charles Price

For voluntary service to the community in Northern Ireland. (Antrim)

Mr James Leonard Rainey

Deputy Principal, ICT and Innovation Branch, Department for Employment and Learning, Northern Ireland Executive. (Ballyclare, Co Antrim)

Mr Gordon Desmond Reilly

District Manager, Northern Ireland Housing Executive. For services to Social Housing. (Newtownards, Co Down)

Mr Michael Andrew Skuce

For public service (Belfast)

The Reverend Eric Smyth

For services to the community in Belfast. (Belfast)

Mr Robert Stevenson

For voluntary service to Sport and to the Scouts in Northern Ireland. (Cookstown, Co Tyrone)

Mr Ronald Nelson Stewart

For public service (Belfast)

Mr Robert Douglas Topping

Deputy Principal, Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister, Northern Ireland Executive. (Lisburn, Co Antrim)

Mr Edmond Henry Wilson

For services to Athletics in Northern Ireland. (Bangor, Co Down)

Mr Norman Edward Young

For charitable services in Northern Ireland. (Belfast)

Queen's Police Medal

Mr Alan Robert William Gawne

Sergeant, Police Service of Northern Ireland. (Belfast)

Mr David Hugh Kirk

Sergeant, Police Service of Northern Ireland. (Belfast)

Mr Robert Alexander Toner

Assistant Chief Constable, Police Service of Northern Ireland. (Belfast)