The 2018 New Year Honours List has been revealed, with recognition going to local names.
Named on the list are television presenter Eamon Holmes, who will receive an OBE for services to broadcasting, and Richard English, the pro-vice chancellor and professor of politics at Queen's University Belfast.
Here is the list of the successful candidates in Northern Ireland:
Denis Fitzgerald Desmond CBE, Lord Lieutenant of Co Londonderry, becomes a Knight Commander of the Victorian Order (KCVO)
Joan Christie, OBE the Lord Lieutenant of Co Antrim, becomes a Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (CVO)
Evelyn Margaret Beattie, formerly Clerk for the Lieutenancy of Co Armagh, becomes a Member of the Royal Victorian Order