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His Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant for the County Borough of Belfast is Dame Fionnuala Jay-O’Boyle DBE DStJ DDL (Hon QUB)

Dame Fionnuala Jay-O’Boyle DBE DStJ DDL (Hon QUB) was born in 1960, and has enjoyed a highly successful career in Public Affairs, PR and Marketing. In 1991, she founded Jay Associates Public & Government Affairs, Northern Ireland’s first independent consultancy in this area. Since then she has worked throughout GB, Ireland, Europe and the USA.


How Can The Lieutenancy Help?

  • Arranging for the Lord-Lieutenant or one of her Deputy Lieutenants to visit your organisation as a means of acknowledging the work being done.
  • Advising on procedures and nominations for the King’s Award for Voluntary Service, the King’s Award for Enterprise or the Elizabeth Cross.

The Honours System

Honours are given to people from all walks of life and all sections of society who have made a difference to their community. There are several different types of award, each one recognising a different type of contribution.

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