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TEST ROUTES

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Tallaght Driving Test Route

Please follow the routes below.

From Tallaght Driving Test Centre 51 Broonhill Road exit left onto the Broomhill Road towards the Greenhills Road

On the Greenhills Road turn left and then the 1st right into the Hibernian Industrial Estate.

Take the 1st right (after Power City) then a right at the T Junction to continue back towards the Greenhills Road.

On the Greenhills Road turn left to continue towards Tallaght Village.

At the lights take the left turn onto the Tallaght Main Road.

Take the 1st left turn into the Bancroft Estate.

Park after the junction of Bancroft Road and Bancroft Park and Reverse around the corner.

After completing the Reverse turn right and continue back towards the Tallaght Main Road, turning left (away from the village).

Continue straight until the next junction, turning left onto Castletymon Road.

Continue straight before turning left onto St Aongus Road then the 1st left onto St Aongus Crescent.

In St Aongus Crescent do a turnabout and continue back towards St Aongus Road, turning left.

Stop on the hill and do a Hill Start, staying on St Aongus Road and continue until turning left onto Tymon North Avenue.

Take the next right onto Tymonville Park and follow the road until coming to a T Junction with Tymonville Road and turning right towards Castletymon Road.

Turn left onto Castletymon Road and at the traffic lights turn left onto the Greenhills Road.

At the next traffic lights continue straight before taken the 1st right turn back onto the Broomhill Road and towards the Tallaght Driving test Centre

From Tallaght Driving Test Centre 51 Broonhill Road exit left onto the Broomhill Road towards the Greenhills Road

On the Greenhills Road turn left, continuing straight through the 1st set of lights.

At the 2nd lights turn right onto Castletymon Road

On Castletymon road take the 1st right to Tymonville Road then the 1st left onto Tymonville Avenue.

On Tymonville Avenue keep following the road straight then around the bend, coming to a stop on the hill on Tymonville Park.

Do a Hillstart moving off and continue up the hill then turn left onto Tymon North Avenue

At the T Junction turn right onto Tymon North Road.

Turn right onto Tymon North Park (Cul de Sac).

Do a Turnabout to return back to St Aongus Road turning right.

Stop after the next junction with St Aongus Road and St Aongus Park and Reverse around the corner.

After completing the reverse around the corner turn left back onto St Aongus Road again.

Continue straight until the end of the road and at the T Junction turn right onto Castletymon Road.

Continue until the next set of Traffic lights and at this T Junction turn left onto Tallaght Main Road.

At the Roundabout come the whole way around back in the direction of Tallaght Main Road again

Take the 1st left to Glenview Park then next right to stay on Glenview Park.

On any of the last 2 roads on the left hand side do a Reverse around the corner before turning left back onto Glenview Park, continuing in the direction you were going.

At the T Junction turn right then turn left again, back onto Tallaght Main Road.

Continue straight into Tallaght village, turning left at the crossroads onto Greenhills Road.

Continue straight at the 1st set of lights before turning right into the Hibernian Industrial estate (opposite Harvey Norman).

In the Industrial Estate take the 1st left then left again to return back onto the Greenhills Road junction.

From here turn left onto the Greenhills Road and then the 1st right back onto the Broomhill Road and back towards the Tallaght Driving Test Centre.

From the Driving Test Centre take a right onto Broomhill Road and continue down to the Greenhills Road.

At the Greenhills Road take a left turn then at the 1st set of traffic lights turn left onto Mayberry Road.

Continue straight and take the 2nd right turn which is just after Dunnes Stores onto Treepark Road.

On Treepark Road take the 1st left  onto Redwood Rise.

Stop on Redwood rise. Move off practicing a Hillstart.

At the T-Junction turn left onto Redwood Park then right onto Redwood Avenue.

Take the 1st left turn onto  Redwood View and continue around the bend.

Do a Turnabout and continue back to Redwood Avenue, taking a left.

Continue until the T-Junction, turning right onto Redwood Lawns, then the 1st left onto Redwood Drive.

At the next T-Junction turn right onto Parkhill Road.

Stop just after the 1st junction and reverse around the Corner into Redwood Court.

Move off taking a right back onto Parkhill Road and follow the road until the T-Junction with Mayberry Road.

Turn right onto Mayberry Road then at the traffic lights turn right onto the Belgard Road.

At the 2nd set of traffic lights turn left onto the R838 then left again onto the Old Belgard Road.

At the 1st Roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the Cookstown Road.

At the next roundabout take the 1st left to stay on Cookstown Road then at the next roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Second Avenue.

Follow Second Avenue for about 1km then turn left at the traffic lights onto Cookstown Way.

Follow Cookstown Way straight through the 1st set of traffic lights then turn left at the 2nd set onto Belgard Square North.

At the next 2 roundabouts continue straight ahead then at the 3rd set turn left onto the Belgard Road.

On the Belgard Road take the 1st right turn onto Airton Road.

Continue straight down Airton Road, turning left onto Broomhill Road and back to the Tallaght Driving Test Centre.

From the Tallaght Driving Test Centre turn left and continue on Broomhill Road until the junction with Airton Road.

On Airton Road turn right and continue up to the traffic lights at the junction with the Belgard Road.

Turn left onto the Belgard Road and at the 1st Roundabout continue straight ahead then at the next traffic lights turn right onto the Blessington Road.

Turn right at the traffic lights onto Belgard Square East then at the roundabout take the 1st left onto Belgard Square North.

At the roundabout continue straight ahead then at the traffic lights turn right onto Cookstown Way.

On Cookstown Way continue straight at the 1st set of traffic lights then at the next lights turn right into the Cookstown Industrial Estate and Second Avenue.

Follow Second Avenue for about 1km then at the 1st roundabout take the 1st left onto Cookstown Road.

At the next roundabout take the 2nd exit then at the following roundabout take the 1st exit onto the Old Belgard Road and continue to the traffic lights at the junction with the R838.

At the traffic lights turn right onto the R838 followed by the next right at the traffic lights onto the Belgard Road.

On the Belgard Road take the 1st left onto Mayberry Road followed by the 1st left onto Parkhill Road.

On Parkhill Road take the 1st right onto Redwood Drive

On Redwood Drive stop just after the 1st junction on the left and reverse around the corner into Redwood Way.

After completing the reverse around the corner turn left onto Redwood Drive then right at the T-Junction onto Redwood Lawns followed by the 1st left onto Redwood Avenue.

Take the 2nd left onto Redwood Park and continue towards then end.

Stop after the Redwood Rise junction and do a Turnabout.

After the Turnabout turn left onto Redwood Rise and at the bottom of the hill turn right onto Treepark Road.

On Treepark Road stop on the hill and do a Hill Start.

After the Hillstart turn left onto the Mayberry Road then at the next junction turn right onto the Greenhills Road.

On the Greenhills Road take the 1st right onto the Broomhill road and continue until the Tallaght Driving Test Centre.

Finglas test routes

Please follow the routes below.

  • Finglas Test Route A
  • Finglas Driving Test Route B
  • Finglas Driving Test Route C

Coming out of the Finglas Test Centre Business Park turn right onto Jamestown road.
Take the first left onto Clancey avenue.
At the end of the road turn right onto McKee Road.
Take the second left onto Finglas Park.
Take the first right onto Ballygall Avenue
At the end of the road turn left onto Ballygall Road / Glasnevin Road.
Follow this to the roundabout and take the first exit onto Willow Park Road then the first left onto Grove Park Avenue followed by a right
At this point do a Reverse around the corner into Grove Park Crescent.
Once completed, take the right then right again onto Grove Park Avenue.
At the end of the road take the road turn left onto the main road then left again onto Glasnevin Avenue.
Continue towards the roundabout taking the second exit (straight ahead), then the next left onto Willow Park Avenue.
At the mini roundabout, take the first exit onto Willow Park Road, drive past the first junction and park the car. At this point do a Turnabout.
Once completed take the first left.
At the end of this road turn left on Willow Park Grove then the first road to the right followed by the first turn to the left onto Pinewood Avenue.
At the T junction turn right onto Willow Park Road.
After the bend pull in for a hill start
After moving off turn left onto Cederwood Rise.
After the bend take the first right then the next right again.
At the T junction turn left onto Cederwood Rise then right onto Willow Park Crescent followed by the next left onto Grove Park Road.
Follow this to the main road, turning right onto Glasnevin Avenue.
At the traffic lights turn right onto Clune Road.
At the T junction turn right onto Jamestown Road.
Turn left back into Jamestown Business Park and around the test centre to the right

Drive out of Jamestown Business Park turning left on Jamestown Road.
At the traffic lights turn right onto Sycamore Road.
Take the second right onto McKee Road.
Take the first left onto Finglas Park and follow the bend.
Park the car to reverse into Grove Avenue.
Moving off turn left back onto Finglas Park.
Take the immediate right to Grove Wood and park the car.
Perform a turn about and drive back out again to Finglas Park turning right.
Take the second left onto Ballygall Avenue.
At the T junction turn left on Ballygall Road West / Glasnevin Avenue.
Just past the shops turn left onto Grove Park Road.
Then turn right at the first junction onto Grove Park Avenue.
At the T junction turn right on Willow Park Road.
Follow the road through the roundabout to Beneavin Drive.
Just before the major junction turn right onto Glasilawn Road.
Then turn right onto Glasilawn Avenue, at the first junction.
Take the first left on Glasmeen Road.
Then turn left on Tolka Estate.
At second crossroads turn left onto Griffith Avenue Extension.
Turn right at the traffic lights right on Ballygall Road East.
At the next lights turn right again on the Old Finglas Road.
Follow the road to the N2 turning right at the major junction.
At the third set of traffic lights turn right and follow the bend on Finglas Road left into Finglas Village.
Take the second right into the one way street.
At the major junction follow the road through the traffic lights keeping slightly right for Jamestown Road.
Turning left into Jamestown Business Park follow the testers instructions to park.

Drive out of the Jamestown Business Park and turn right on Jamestown Road.
Take the first left onto Clancy Avenue.
At the T junction turn left on McKee Road. Park the car to do hand signals / hill start.
Move off and drive to the top of the road, turning right onto Sycamore Road.
Just past the shops turn left onto Cedarwood Road, park the car
Reverse into Cedarwood Park.
Moving off to the right back onto Cedarwood Road.
Take the first right onto Cedarwood Avenue and park the car.
Perform a turnabout and then take the road to left on Cedarwood Road again.
Follow the road and take the first left after the bend onto Oakwood Park.
At the T junction turn right onto Sycamore Road.
Take the first left onto Clancy Road.
At the T junction turn right onto Clancy Avenue.
Then turn left on left on Jamestown Road.
At the traffic lights turn left onto Seamus Ennis Road.
At the roundabout take the third exit onto Beneavin Drive.
Take the first turn to the right on Beneavin Road.
Then take the second left onto Ferndale Road.
At the T junction turn left on Ferndale Avenue.
At the next T junction turn left again onto Ballygall Road East, becoming Beneavin Road.
Take the third exit off the roundabout this time onto Glasnevin Avenue.
Take the next left onto Willow Park Avenue.
At the mini-roundabout take the first exit to stay on Willow Park Avenue.
Follow the road to the T junction turning left on Willow Park Road.
Follow the road taking the second exit of the roundabout onto Beneavin Drive.
Again take the first right onto Beneavin Road and follow it to the end.
At the T junction turn left on Glasnevin Avenue / Ballygall Road West.
Then take the immediate right onto Grove Road.
At the T junction turn left on Sycamore Road.
At the traffic lights turn left back on Jamestown Road.
Turn right into the Jamestown Business Park and follow the testers directions to a parking space.