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Tim's Driving School

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Learning to Drive

Instructor trained to the new standards required by the RSA, achieving a FETAC Level 6 Distinction in Car Driving Instruction. I cater for all learner permit holders from complete beginner to pre-test. Ready to start driving?

Passing my theory test

Once you have passed your theory test the certificate is valid for two years from the date of your test. You are required to submit an application for a first learner permit to a licensing authority within two years or you will have to sit and pay for the test again.

Taking your Driving Test

Vehicle available for lessons and tests. Covering Tipperary Town Test Centre area. You are required to bring a vehicle to the test centre on the day of your driving test. The Road Safety Authority do not provide a vehicle for your driving test. You must be insured to drive the vehicle you present to test with.

Driving Advice

Updates on regulations and hints and tips for successful driving


Before you take to the Road

Step One: The Driver Theory Test According to Irish Law, before you get behind the wheel with an instructor you first must pass your driver theory test and be in possession of your Learner Permit. Available to take at over … Read More

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Logbook to successful driving

When you start your first Essential Driver Training (EDT) session, you will be given an official logbook. This is used to record the details of your training and progress, as well as the necessary preparation for your next sessions.  After … Read More

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It’s time to throw away your L plates

So now you’ve passed your driving test, it’s time to throw away your L plates and replace them with N plates. N stands for novice, the N plates identify “novice drivers”, who have shown enough talent to be awarded a … Read More

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“A huge thank you to Tim McGrath for being such an amazing driving instructor. I passed my test today and no longer have to annoy the mother and the aunts to take me to the shop for a slice pan! Happy days! Thank you so much Tim! I would highly highly recommend Tim for driving lessons! Passed my first time, 2020 is off to a good start!.”
Stacey Dineen
“Well to say I’m happy now anyways is an understatement. Passed first time! Big thanks to Tim McGrath for all the help getting me through it! Couldn’t recommend anyone better!”
Aimee- passed her test
Aimee Fogarty