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Birthday Honours 2013

This is the Queen's Birthday Honours List of award recipients published on Friday 14 June 2013.

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:

Order of the British Empire

Commanders of the Order of the British Empire

Mr John Robert Henderson Agnew

Chairman,Henderson Group. For services to Business and to Charity in Northern Ireland.

Mr John Senan Cole

Deputy Secretary, Health Estates Investment Group, Northern Ireland Executive. For services to Healthcare Investment. (Bangor Co Down)

Mr John Charles William Compton

Chief Executive, Regional Health and Social Care Board. For services to Healthcare in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Pauline Leeson

Chief Executive, Children in Northern Ireland.  For services to Children in Northern Ireland.

Mr Peter Francis McNaney

Chief Executive, Belfast City Council. For Services to Local Government and the community.

Mr Samuel Brian Rea MBE

Chair, Northern Ireland Policing Board.  For services to Policing and the community in Northern Ireland.

Order of the British Empire

Officers of the Order of the British Empire

Mr Alan David Armstrong

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Almac Group.  For services to the Economy in Northern Ireland.

Mr Derek Booker

Director, Lagan Legacy.  For services to Maritime and Industrial Heritage in Northern Ireland.

Mr David John Wilson Crabbe

Grade 7, Department for Regional Development, Northern Ireland Executive.  For services to Governance and to the community in Northern Ireland.

Dr Janet Mary Little

Consultant, Public Health. For services to Healthcare in Northern Ireland.

Ms Marie Marin

Chief Executive Officer, Employers for Childcare Charitable Group.  For services to Social Enterprise.

Mr Norman Derek McBurney

Founder and Director, McBurney Transport Group.  For services to the Haulage Industry and the community through Ballymena United Football Club.

Mr Raymond Thomas Murray

Head of Information Systems and Records Management Division, Department of Justice, Northern Ireland Executive.  For public and charitable services in Northern Ireland.

Mr William John Wilkinson

Principal, Dromore High School.  For services to Education in Northern Ireland.

Order of the British Empire

Members of the Order of the British Empire

Mrs Mary Margaret Andrews

Lately Chair, Northern Ireland Fisheries Harbour Authority. For services to the Fishing Industry in Northern Ireland.

Lady Mary  Elizabeth Bloomfield

For services to the community in Northern Ireland.

Mr Peter Joseph Brannigan

Sergeant, Police Service of Northern Ireland.  For services to Policing and the community in Northern Ireland.

Mr David Hugh Browne

Councillor Belfast City Council.  For services to Local Government in Northern Ireland.

Mr Paul Clark

For voluntary service to the community in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Mary Euphemia Elizabeth (Marbeth) Coulter

For services to Young People through the Girls’ Brigade and to the community in Ballyclare.  

Mrs Desney Patricia Cromey

For services to Bereaved Children in Northern Ireland.  

Mr Joseph Robert Donaghy

Chairman, Board of Governors, Our Lady of Lourdes High School, Ballymoney.  For services to Education in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Celia Mary Ferguson

Founder, Sion Mills Building Preservation Trust. For services to the Built Heritage in Northern Ireland.  

Mr Thomas William Wallace Forde

Non Executive Director, Northern Ireland Memorial Fund. For services to Victims and Survivors of the Northern Ireland Troubles.

Ms Sylvia Sarah Ann Foster

For services to Nursing and Healthcare in Northern Ireland.

Mr Frank Gervin

Co-Founder, Cloncoe Boxing Club.  For services to the local community in Coalisland.

Mrs Susan Gervin

Co-Founder, Cloncoe Boxing Club.  For services to the community in Coalisland.

Lady Karen Elizabeth Girvan

For services to the voluntary sector in Northern Ireland through Action Medical Research and Sparks.

Miss Elizabeth Jane Greer

Deputy Head, School of Business and Computing, Southern Regional College.  For services to Education in Northern Ireland.  

Mr Colin Henderson

For services to The Duke of Edinburgh's Award and to the community in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Paula Karen Hilman

T/Superintendent, Police Service of Northern Ireland.  For services to Policing and community.

Mrs Deirdre Lennox

Senior Nurse Manager, Spruce House Altnagelvin Hospital Londonderry.  For voluntary and charitable services in Northern Ireland.  

Ms Briege Lewis

Neighbourhood Renewal Officer, Belfast Regeneration Office, Department for Social Development, Northern Ireland Executive.  For services to Community Cohesion in Belfast.  

Mr Alan Malcolm Little

Plant Manager, NACCO Materials Handling Ltd.  For services to Industry in Northern Ireland.

Mr Ronald Gordon McAleese

For services to charitable fundraising in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Kathleen Ann McConaghie

Principal, Castleroe Primary School, Coleraine.  For services to Education in Northern Ireland.

Ms Alice McDaniel

Teacher, South Eastern Regional College.  For services to Education in Northern Ireland

Mrs Marisa McFarlane

Macmillian Paediatric Cancer Nurse Specialist, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust.  For services to Nursing in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Olwen Fiona McIlroy

Principal, Belmot Primary School, Belfast.  For services to Education in Northern Ireland.

The Reverend Canon Samuel McVeigh td

For services to the community in Limavady Northern Ireland.

Mr Andrew Millar

For services to the Scout Movement and to the community in Northern Ireland.

Mr Thomas Mitchell

Deputy Principal, Special Education Team, Department of Education, Northern Ireland Executive.  For services to Children with Autism and voluntary service through Mencap.

Mr William Henry Trevor Murphy

Senior Youth Officer, Belfast Education and Library Board.  For services to Young People.

Mrs Audrey Murray

Founding Director and Chair, Social Economy Network Northern Ireland.  For services to the Social Economy Sector.  

Mrs Teresa Marie Murray

Principal, St Ronan's Primary School Lisnaskea.  For services to Education in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Pamela Mary Neill

Chief Executive, Voluntary Service Lisburn. For services to the community and voluntary sector in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Sharon Elizabeth Porter

Member, College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise Advisory Group.  For services to Agriculture and Rural Development in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Ivy Theresia Angel Ridge

Ethnic Minorities Project Manager, Ballymena Inter Ethnic Forum. For services to Minority Ethnic Communities in Northern Ireland.

Councillor Evelyne Lavinia Robinson

Councillor, Ballymoney Borough Council.  For services to Local Government and the community in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Karen Elizabeth Salmon

Nurse, Crosslinks.  For service to Improving Health and Lives in Ethiopia.

Mrs Dinah Cathryn Shortt

For voluntary service through Diabetes UK.

Mr Brian Sore

For services to Planning and Healthcare in Northern Ireland.

Dr Fiona Jane Stewart

Consultant in Medical Genetics Queen’s University Belfast.  For services to Genetics in Northern Ireland.

Mr Vijay Kumar Tandon

Teacher, Botanic Primary School, Belfast.  For services to Education in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Elizabeth Anne Underwood

For public service in Northern Ireland.

Mr David Wallace

Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality Director, Henry Brothers (Magherafelt) Limited. For services to Health and Safety in Northern Ireland.

Dr Catherine Pamela Young

General Practitioner Rasharkin,  For services to Healthcare and to the community in Northern Ireland.

British Empire Medal (BEM)

Mr Robert John Anthony

For services to Local Government and the community in Omagh.

Mrs Lucille Elizabeth June Bonar

For services to Young People in Co Antrim, especially through the Beaver Scouts.

Mr Frank Bernard James Cassidy

Lately Principal, St Louis Grammar School Ballymena. For services to Community Cohesion through Ballymena Learning Together.  

Mr Ronald William James Eamon Coulter

Chair, Northern Ireland Vintage Ploughing Association. For services to Agriculture and Rural community in Northern Ireland.

Ms Pauline Crockard

Instructional Officer, Ministry of Defence.  For services to Military Families and the community in Lisburn.

Mrs Elizabeth Davis

Lately Classroom Assistant, Foyle View Special School.  For services to Children and Young People in Londonderry.

Mr James Andrew Davis

For services to the community in Newry and Mourne, Northern Ireland.

Mr Roger Edward Denny

For charitable services in Bushmills County Antrim.

Mrs Valerie Anne Denny

For charitable services in Bushmills County Antrim.

Mr Frederick Albert  Dickson

For services to community in Armagh Northern Ireland.

Mr John Esler

Member, Causeway Cardiac Support Group.  For services to Healthcare in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Blodwen Espley

Volunteer, Western Health and Social Care Trust.  For voluntary services to Healthcare in Northern Ireland.

Mr Richard John Green

Ship's Master, Rathlin Island Ferry Ltd.  For services to the community in County Antrim.

Mr James Ronald Douglas Harkness

Lately Building Supervisor, Arvalee School and Resource Centre.  For services to Education in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Moreen Lorraine Hatrick

For voluntary services to the community in Northern Ireland.

Miss Jane Hughes

For services to the Chinese community in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Margaret Kells

Lately Cleaner, Lisnaskea Public Library.  For services to the community in Lisnaskea, Northern Ireland.

Mrs Aileen Leckey

Lately School Crossing Patrol Officer, Saintfield County Down. For services to Education in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Georgina McClintock

Co-founder, Sion Mills Community Association.  For services to the community in Sion Mills, Strabane, Northern Ireland.

Mrs Mary Ellen McCloy

For voluntary and charitable services to the community in Ballygowan County Down.  

Mr Terence James Cecil Arthur Moseley

Past President Irish Astronomical Association.  For services to Astronomy Education.

Ms Mary Catherine Muldoon

For voluntary and charitable service to the community in Fermanagh.

Mrs Jessie Miriam Nesbitt

For services to the community in Greenisland, Northern Ireland.

Mr John Thomas Patton

For voluntary and charitable services to Action Cancer in Northern Ireland.

Mr Vaughan Rosbotham

Captain, 115th Belfast Company Boys Brigade St Columba’s Church.  For services to Young People in Northern Ireland.

Mr Mervyn Rowe

Lately, Captain 1st Pettigo Boys’ Brigade and Committee Member, Pettigo Cross Community Development Association.  For services to the community in Northern Ireland.

Mr James Andrew Scott

Founder Member and Chair, Gillygooley Youth and Community Development Association.  For services to Young People and the community in Gillygooley, Northern Ireland.

Mrs Suzanne Shepherd

For services to the community and charity in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Martha Jean Shields

For voluntary service to the community in Strabane Northern Ireland.

Mr Robert George Toombs

For services to Young People in Antrim through the Boys’ Brigade and the Scout Association.

Mrs Anna May Wharry

For services to the community in Carnlough, Northern Ireland.

Queen’s Police Medal

Mr James Bingham

Sergeant, Police Service of Northern Ireland

Mr William Harper

Detective Sergeant, Police Service of Northern Ireland.

Mr Stephen Martin

Chief Superintendent, Police Service of Northern Ireland.

Queen’s Fire Service Medal

Mr Martin Joyce

Assistant Group Commander, Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service.

Queen’s Ambulance Service Medal

Mr William Newton

Planning Officer, Northern Ireland Ambulance Service.