Honours & Awards:
Acting Lieutenant Colonel Simon O'Herlihy was appointed M.B.E., (Military Division), in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Afghanistan during the period 1st October 2010 to 31st March 2011 .
- 30 June 2011 promoted Lieutenant Colonel .
 London Gazette Supp. 59924, page 18713.
 London Gazette Supp. 59860, page 14180.