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New Year Honours 2013

This is the New Year Honours List of award recipients published on 31 December 2012.

Northern Ireland recipients

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

Companions of the Most Honourable Order of Bath (CB)

Mr Oswyn George Paulin

Head of Government Legal Service, Northern Ireland Executive. For services to Government in Northern Ireland and voluntary service through the Scout Association.

Commanders of the Civil Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE)

The Honourable Mr Justice Thomas Alexander Burgess

Lately, Presiding County Court Judge and Temporary High Court Judge and Recorder of Belfast.  For services to the Administration of Justice.

Professor Joseph Stuart Elborn

Professor of Respiratory Medicine and Consultant Physician, Queen’s University Belfast.  For services to Healthcare in Northern Ireland.

Professor Eileen Evason

For services to the Disadvantaged in Northern Ireland.

Officers of the Civil Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE)

Mrs Wendy Suzanne Blundell

Head, Devolved Regions, Institution of Civil Engineers. For services to the Construction Industry in Northern Ireland.

Professor Martin Eugene Bradley

Lately Chief Nursing Officer.  For services to Nursing in Northern Ireland and the UK.

Dr Sarah Anne Geraldine Carville jp

For services to Historical Geography and the community in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Jennifer Ann Cooke jp

For services to Musical Theatre and to the community in Northern Ireland.

Mr Walker George Ewart

Inspector, Education and Training Inspectorate (Grade 6). For services to Education.

Dr Bryan Keating

Entrepreneur. For services to Economic Development in Northern Ireland.

Mr Paul Kinkead

Head of Environment and Protection, Michelin Tyres plc. For services to Environmental Protection in Northern Ireland.

Mr Michael Smith

Chief Executive and Managing Director, Titanic Quarter Ltd.  For services to Economic Development and Urban Regeneration in Belfast.

Professor Alan Richard Woodside

Director, Transport and Road Assessment Centre, University of Ulster. For services to Higher Education and Highway Engineering in Northern Ireland.

Members of the Civil Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE)

Mr Robert James Alexander

For voluntary and community service in Northern Ireland.

Miss Joyce Andree Best

For voluntary services to Young People in Ulster though Girl Guiding.

Mrs Joanna Margaret Boyd

Women’s Officer, Derry City Council. For services to Local Government in Northern Ireland.

Mr David Bradley

Principal Officer, Northern Ireland Prison Service. For services to Vulnerable Prisoners and voluntary service to the Royal British Legion.

Mr Francis Brady

Managing Director, La Mon Hotel & Country Club. For services to tourism and hospitality in Northern Ireland.

Mr John Arthur Brannigan

Lately, Director of Investigations, Historical Enquiries Team. For services to Policing and to the community in Northern Ireland.

Mr Peter Thomas Simmons Breene

Chair, Board of Governors Finaghy Primary School.  For voluntary service to Education in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Elizabeth Emma Campbell

For voluntary services to Young People in Ulster through Girl Guiding and the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme.

Mr James Nicholas Clarke

Banqueting Operations Co-ordinator, Queen's University Belfast. For services to Higher Education in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Maureen Clarke

Founder, Angels of Hope. For services to People with Ovarian Cancer and their families.  

Mr Samuel Cordner

Superintendent, Police Service of Northern Ireland. For services to Policing and to the community in South Armagh.

Dr John Locker Crossle

Founder, Crossle Car Company. For services to Engineering and Manufacturing in Northern Ireland.

Miss Elizabeth Joyce Doherty

For services to Nursing and Healthcare in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Jennifer Susan Eitel

Chair, Board of Governors, Dungannon Nursery and Sperrinview Special Schools. For services to the Education in Northern Ireland.

Mr Mervyn Ferris

For voluntary service to Young People in Co Down through the Scout Association.

Mrs Jennifer Elizabeth Graham

Assistant Speech and Language Therapist Manager, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust. For services to Speech and Language Therapy in Northern Ireland.

Mr Thomas George Hugh Hanlon

For voluntary service to Young People in Co. Armagh through the Boys Brigade.  

Mrs Deirdre Elizabeth Hilton

Former National President, UK and Irish Dexter Society. For services to the conservation of Dexter cattle in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Wilhelmina Elizabeth Houston

Staff Officer, College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise, Northern Ireland Executive. For services to Greenmount College and to the community in Ulster.

Mr Charles Hutchison

Principal, Charles Hutchison Consulting.  For services to Health and Safety in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Barbara Judge

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

Mrs Vera Elizabeth Kelso

Lead Midwife, the Southern Health and Social Care Trust.  For services to Nursing in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Dianne Margaret Leeman

Manager, Belfast City Tour Service, Belfast City Council. For services to Local Government and Tourism.

Mrs Geraldine Price Linford

For voluntary service to Young People in Northern Ireland through the Girl Guides and Millennium Volunteer Programme.

Mr Brian McDowell

Voluntary receptionist Lagan Valley Civic Centre Lisburn. For voluntary services to the community in Lisburn.

Mr Dennis Patrick McKeever

For services to the Drama and Music in Northern Ireland.

Mr Howard William (Jasper) McKinney

Assistant Director for Student Services, Southern Regional College. For services to Further Education and Student Welfare in Northern Ireland.

Dr Ian McMorris

Chairperson of the Board of Governors, Lagan College. For voluntary service to Integrated Education in Northern Ireland.

Mr Charles William McMurray

Treasurer, Building Preservation Trust Movement. For services to Built Heritage and to Conservation in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Sylvia Flora Agnes McRoberts

Member, Armagh City and District Council. For services to Local Government and to the community.

Dr Gerry Millar

General Practitioner and Macmillan Facilitator. For services to Healthcare in Northern Ireland.

Mr Thomas Millar

Broadcaster, BBC Radio Ulster. For services to Pipe Band Music in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Catherine Lynn Myers

No further information to be provided at request of recipient.

Ms Patricia O'Hagan

Managing Director of Core Systems (NI) Ltd. For services to the Northern Ireland Economy.

Mrs Elizabeth Rosemary Pearce

For her services to the Samaritans and to Cruse Bereavement Care in Northern Ireland.

The Venerable William John Scott

For voluntary service to the Air Training Corps in Northern Ireland.

Mr Kenneth James Sharkey

Farmer and Member, Livestock and Meat Commission. For services to Agriculture in Northern Ireland.

Mr Gary White

Lately Chief Superintendent, Police Service of Northern Ireland. For services to Policing and to the community in North and West Belfast.

Mr John Hampton Wilson

For services to the community in Northern Ireland.

British Empire Medal (BEM)

Mr Ronald Victor Cathcart

Committee member, Co. Armagh Royal Ulster Constabulary George Cross Association. For voluntary services to the community in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Kate Clarke

For services to Young People in Co Down through the Kircubbin Youth Club and After Schools Club.

Mr Ian Alexander Coulter

Charity Fundraiser. For services to charitable fundraising in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Mary Margaret Dale

For services to charity and to the community in Banbridge, Northern Ireland.

Mrs Georgina Dickson

For services to the community and charitable fundraising in Ballynahinch, Northern Ireland.

Mr Charles Patrick Friel

For services to the Railway Preservation Society of Northern Ireland.

Mrs Mary Graham

For voluntary service to Healthcare.

Mr Lindsay Hanna

Chairman, Laurelbank Carriage Driving for Disabled Group. For People with Physical and Mental Disabilities through the Riding for the Disabled Association.

Mrs Rachel Hemphill

Honorary Chair, Cancer Research UK Castlederg Fundraising Committee. For services to the community in Northern Ireland.

Mr Wesley William Lewis jp

For services to Young People in Belfast through the Boys Brigade.

Mrs Ethel McIvor

Leader, Lollipop Playgroup, Donaghamore. For services to the development of Early Years Education in Northern Ireland.  

Mrs Bridget Philomena Meyler

For services to Music in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Maureen Neely

Administrator, Altnagelvin Hospital. For services to Healthcare and to the community in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Margaret Reid

For services to the community in Northern Ireland.

Mrs Valerie Gwendoline Robb

Member, Downshire School Parent Teachers Association, Carrickfergus. For services to Education in Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland.

Mrs Mary Rose Paula Scott

Complementary Therapist, Northern Ireland Hospice. For services to Healthcare in Northern Ireland.

Queen's Police Medal (QPM)

Mr Steven Atkinson

Sergeant, Police Service of Northern Ireland.

Mr James Richard Harkness

Temporary Detective Chief Inspector, Police Service of Northern Ireland.

Mr Philip Menary

Inspector, Police Service of Northern Ireland.