Eddie O’Connor, a former governor of the Society of Licensed Victuallers and the Licensed Victuallers Schools, has died after battling a long illness aged 88. The trade-charity stalwart, trade-protection activist and long-term multiple licence holder passed away peacefully on 21 October. He is survived by his son Tim, himself a former governor of the SLV and LVS, daughters Margaret and Geraldine, and five grandchildren.