Surname/tag: O_Reilly Hotels
Peter O'Reilly Licensee 1936-1937
Peter O'Reilly (1889-1952) would hold the licence for the National Hotel, Toowoomba on two occasions. On the electoral rolls for 1936 Division of Darling Downs sub-division of Toowoomba, Peter a hotelkeeper and his wife Maud are listed as residing at the National Hotel, Russell St Toowoomba.
Licensing Commission Sittings The Licensing Commission, consisting of Messrs. T. A. Ferry (chairman), J. D. O'Hagan and H. Dignan at yesterday's sittings granted the following transfers of victuallers' licences:— From George Lambert, National Hotel, Toowoomba, to Peter O'Reilly, from Johanna Milton, Scotts Hotel, Winton, to James Barry; from Thomas Edward Graham, Criterion Hotel, Toowoomba, to George Lambert;  Granted 22 June 1936.
Peter at times would take out licences and enlist his sons in the running of the hotels. At this time his son Ted may have been with him at the National Hotel in Toowoomba.
Mr. T. Reddy. Brisbane-street, leaves by car to-day to spend the Christmas vacation as a guest of Mr. E. O'Reilly, National Hotel, Toowoomba. 
Peter's term at the National Hotel, Toowoomba would be brief before he moved on to the Australian Hotel, Boonah.
Licensing Commission Sittings The Licensing Commission, comprising Messrs. T. A. Ferry (chairman), J. D. O'Hagan, and R. H. Robinson, held a sitting yesterday afternoon. Applications for the transfer of licensed victuallers' licences were granted: from Peter O'Reilly. Hotel National. Toowoomba, to Myrtle Ivy Ryan; from Emily Maud Beattie. Australian Hotel. Boonah, to Peter O'Reilly; from Elizabeth Hlckey. Broadway Hotel. South Brisbane, to Emily Maud Beattie; MISCELLANEOUS. The following applications for transfer of billiard licences were granted: From Emily Maud Beattie, Australian Hotel, Boonah, to Peter O'Reilly.  Granted 17 Mar 1937.
Peter O'Reilly Licensee 1946
On the electoral rolls for 1946 Division of Darling Downs sub-division of Toowoomba, Peter a hotelkeeper and his wife Maud are again listed as residing at the National Hotel, Russell St Toowoomba. This was a short stay before he took up the Palais Royal in Ipswich.
Mr. P, ("Pop") O'Reilly, licencee of the Australian Hotel, Boonah, will leave soon for Ipswich, where he will take over the lease hold of the Palais Royal Hotel. Mr. T. Purcell, of the City View Hotel, Brisbane, is to take over the licence of the Australian Hotel, Boonah. 
- ↑ The Telegraph, Tue 23 Jun 1936. p. 9.
- ↑ Queensland Times, Thu 24 Dec 1936. p. 4.
- ↑ The Telegraph, Thu 18 Mar 1937. p. 9.
- ↑ Queensland Times, Sat 12 Oct 1946. p. 2.