The Full List: The Queen’s 2021 New Year Honours for Northern Ireland

The Queen’s 2021 New Year Honours List recognises the service of a wide range of people from diverse backgrounds to the community across Northern Ireland. Here is the full local list:

Wednesday, 30th December 2020, 10:30 pm
Updated Thursday, 31st December 2020, 9:18 am

• ORDER OF THE BATH (CB) Companions of the Order of the Bath:

Derek Alexander BAKER; Permanent secretary, Department of Education, Northern Ireland Executive: For public service.

Fiona Caroline Gail CHAMBERLAIN; Lately Crown solicitor for Northern Ireland: For public service.

The Queen's New Year Honour's List recognises the work of a wide range of people across NI. Photo: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

• THE ROYAL VICTORIAN ORDER (CVO) Commanders of the Royal Victorian Order:

David Christopher LINDSAY; Lord-Lieutenant of Co Down

• ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE (CBE) Commanders of the Order of the British Empire:

William Barry DOUGLAS OBE; Concert pianist: For services to music and to community relations .

Sean William HOLLAND; Chief social work officer, Department of Health, Northern Ireland Executive: For public service.

Michael Ashton KUHN; Lately board member, Northern Ireland Screen: For services to the film industry.

Mark Alexander LARMOUR; Political director, Northern Ireland Office: For services to the peace process .

Bernard Francis (Brian) MCCONVILLE; Owner and chair, MJM Group: For services to the economy and to charity .

Paul Alexander TERRINGTON; Head of consulting, PwC UK and EMEA and lately regional chair, PwC Northern Ireland: For services to the economy .

• ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE (OBE) Officers of the Order of the British Empire:

Geraldine BRERETON; Deputy director, Universal Credit Operations, Department for Communities, Northern Ireland Executive: For services to social security.

John DALZELL MBE; For services to fundraising for the Southern Area Hospice, Newry.

John George LILLYWHITE; Chair, Kainos: For services to the technology sector .

Philip Joseph MCGARRY DL; For services to mental health and to the community in Belfast.

Alan John Lindsay Kennedy MOORE MBE; For services to mass incident emergency planning .

Jerome Patrick MULLEN; Director, Newry Chamber of Commerce and the Clamry Group: For services to the economy in NI and to Polish-Northern Irish relations.

William Patrick Thomas O’HARA; For services to sailing.

Diljit Singh RANA MBE; Chairman, Andras House Ltd: For services to business and to the economy .

Oliver Edward Pattison SHANKS; For services to the vulnerable .

• ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE (MBE) Members of the Order of the British Empire:

Alan Henry BLACK; For services to the community in south Armagh.

Anne BLAKE; For services to adults with learning disabilities in Lisburn.

Michael David BRIGGS; Executive director, East Belfast Community Development Agency. For services to the voluntary sector and to the community in east Belfast.

Derek CAPPER; For services to young people .

Hazel CARSON; For services to people with genetic high risk of cancer.

Norman David CARSON; For services to charity and to the community.

Philip CASSIDY; Global executive vice president, Concentrix: For services to entrepreneurship, to business and to the economy.

Charles Wesley DUNCAN; For voluntary service to military veterans.

Sarah Ellen GRIFFITHS; For charitable services to people with disabilities.

Florence Margaret HAND; Health and Wellbeing manager, Northern Health and Social Care Trust: For services to the homeless.

Ian Aubrey McDonald HARVEY; For services to agriculture and to charity.

Christine HAYES; Lately systems, analytics and reward officer, Ulster University: For services to higher education.

Claire HENDERSON; Head of department, Quality, Careers and International Development, South Eastern Regional College: For services to further education.

William Joseph HUMPHREY; MLA for North Belfast: For public service, particularly during the Covid-19 response.

Catherine Jane IRWIN; Volunteer, Girl Guides.:For services to Girl guiding.

John Charles Kenneth MCDOWELL; Director, Kilwaughter Minerals Ltd: For services to industry and to charity.

Karen MCDOWELL; Station commander, Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service: For services to the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service and to the LGBTQ community.

William Thompson MCELHINNEY; Lately principal, Ashlea Primary School, Londonderry. For services to primary education.

David Alistair MCGOWAN; For services to sport and reconciliation.

Helen Elizabeth MCHUGH; For services to education and to the Methodist Church.

Amanda MCNAMEE; Principal, Lagan College: For services to education.

Gordon Charles PENROSE; Honorary president, Institute of Roofing: For services to the roof, slating and tiling industry.

Alastair John RANKIN; For public and charitable services in Belfast.

David John Marshall ROBINSON; Chairman of the trustees, The Robinson Memorial Hospital: For services to the health board and the Covid-19 response in north Antrim.

Thomas Daniel ROBINSON; For voluntary service to education in Larne.

Lynn SMITH; Civilian secretary, HQ 38 (Irish) Brigade, Northern Ireland Garrison: For services to defence.

Sarah Elizabeth Marilyn WARREN; Lecturer, Southern Regional College: For services to education and children.

Stephen Leslie WEIR; For services to the Royal British Legion and to the community in Co Antrim during Covid-19.

• ORDER OF BRITISH EMPIRE (BEM) Medallists of the Order of the British Empire:

Hugh Kirkpatrick Paul BELL; Chairman, board of governors, Aughnacloy College: For voluntary service to education.

Michael David BLACK; For services to the Jewish community .

Donald John BLAIR; Volunteer, 1st Greenisland Company, The Boys’ Brigade. For services to young people in Co Antrim.

George Ivan BROWN; For services to business and to the community in Omagh, Co Tyrone.

William BROWN; For services to food economy.

David Terrance BUTLER; Access manager, Translink. For services to public transport.

Margaret CAMPBELL; For services to pipe bands and Sollus Highland Dancers.

Joycelyn CARSON; For services to reserve forces and cadets.

Myrtle Joan CLEMENTS; For services to health and social care.

Isabella Daisy COLLUM; For services to young people and to the community in Fivemiletown, Co Tyrone.

Annie Irvine COOK; For voluntary services to older and isolated people in east Belfast.

Daniel Martin CORR; For services to Martial Arts and to Community Relations in Glengormley, County Antrim.

Helen Martha COULTER; For services to Cancer and Stoma Patients .

Patricia Anne DALLAS; Volunteer and founding member, Ballywillan Girls’ Brigade. For voluntary service to young people in Coleraine, Co Londonderry.

Elizabeth DOHERTY; Receptionist, Belfast campus, Ulster University. For services to higher education.

Thomas Edward DONNELLY; For services to peace and reconciliation in Brookeborough, Co Fermanagh.

Brigid DOYLE; Head of childcare, Queen’s University Belfast. For services to higher education.

Martyn GIRVAN; Higher officer, Fraud Investigation Service, HM Revenue and Customs. For services to mental health support during the Covid-19 response.

Evelyn GRAHAM; For services to badminton and to the community in Co Antrim.

George Kenneth GRAHAM; For services to young people and to the community in Fivemiletown, Co Tyrone.

Karen Joanne HAMILTON; For voluntary service to young people with autism and learning difficulties in Belfast.

Denise HUNT (O’NEILL); For services to the hospitality sector and to the community in Carnlough, Co Antrim.

Phyllis Brenda JEFFERS; For services to Guiding and to young people.

Stephen LENAGHAN; For services to adults with learning disabilities and to tourism .

Alana Lorraine MCALLISTER; For services to the community in Co Antrim.

Rhys Joshua MCCLENAGHAN; For services to gymnastics.

Maureen MCKEOWN; For services to the community in Dungannon, Co Tyrone.

Violet MCKEOWN; For voluntary services to people with cancer and lymphedema.

Jonathan Peter MCMILLEN; Executive officer, Syrian Refugee Project, Department for Communities, Northern Ireland Executive: For services to refugees.

Elizabeth O’DONNELL; For voluntary and charitable services to the community in Londonderry.

Peggy Margaret Mary O’DWYER; For services to the community in Londonderry.

Arthur Wilfred David OVENS; For services to peace and reconciliation in Brookeborough, Co Fermanagh.

Sheila Mary McCafferty PALMER; For services to the community in north Down.

James Hamilton PORTER; For services to cancer research and the community in Castlederg, Co Tyrone.

Christopher James PRESHAW; Chief technician, School of Biological Sciences, Queen’s University Belfast: For services to higher education.

William Arthur SIMPSON; For services to the community in Randalstown, Co Antrim during Covid-19.

Joan Young TOTTEN; Manager, North Belfast Alternatives: For services to restorative justice and community cohesion .

Rodney WATSON; For voluntary service to the Scout Movement in counties Down and Armagh.

• QUEEN’S POLICE MEDAL (QPM):

Norman James LEWIS; Detective Chief Inspector, PSNI.

Robert MCALLEN; Constable, PSNI.

Mark ROBERTS; Inspector, PSNI.

• QUEEN’S AMBULANCE MEDAL (QAM):

Margaret Mary BARCLAY; Resource Manager, Northern Ireland Ambulance Service.

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