"Having moved to Mallow and needing some driving lessons. I looked at all local driving school websites and I couldn't help noticing the only driving school that advertised their qualifications was Advance. It begged the question why? Delighted to say I passed 1st time and bagged a clear sheet thanks to the efforts of Craig & Cyril."


"Recently sat my driving test in Mallow and took lessons from Craig. I had an excellent experience, he kept me calm, he was good company to be with in the car, down to the earth and a great laugh too. I can honestly say the experience was pleasant and I came away with my 1st time pass thanks to Craig. Highly recommend him."


"I can really recommend Advance Driving School a fantastic team, grew my confidence, exceptional training,

so supportive, cheerful, worth every penny, great knowledge of all tests routes. On my actual driving test there were no surprises and I passed 1st time because they made me believe in my driving ability"



"When it came to taking driving lessons in Mallow, following discussions with my friends and others, I decided to go with Cyril because when other Driving Instructors were mentioned there were different complaints, but only good reports about him.

I checked his website and saw how qualified and experienced he was and contacted him. He was so calm, relaxing, encouraging, the odd bit of banter, but meticulous in his approach , and I passed first time, which is the word out there about him.

I would highly recommend Cyril, and you will see why when you have your first appointment with him.”




“Cyril is the best driving instructor ever! I passed the exam without any stress or problems because I have been prepared so well! He taught me every trick on the road, what I should be aware of, what I should know on the test, and this was essential knowledge. He even helped me to get cheaper car insurance.

I recommend Every one to choose Cyril, and I’m pretty sure you will become an excellent driver.”




"I failed my driving test in Mallow numerous times using the services of several local schools. I got in contact with Cyril, and boy was I sickened and both delighted when I took my first driving lesson, because it was so different, and I can honestly say I met someone who finally understood me and who was able to explain in different ways where it was all going wrong for me.

Thanks to Cyril, I now feel safe , confident, competent and after years of trying, I have my full driving licence.

He, Cyril, is in a different league, thanks a million Cyril."





“A big thank you to Cyril for your help, guidance and support in helping me pass my test. You made it fun and interesting.”





"I just wanted to thank you for the training during the week. Definitely tough and hard going, but I found it hugely beneficial.

Just fantastic. Cyril is strict but fair and he has earned my top rating.”





Cyril put me at ease from the word go, and I relaxed and felt confident behind the wheel. He recognised my weaknesses and gave me a list of habits to correct and skills and techniques to practice. I can say that he was the ultimate professional and his advice was clear and concise.

I would recommend Cyril to a colleague or friend and family who was considering driving lessons.





I would advise people to Google driving schools in Mallow before choosing an instructor.

New to the area and not knowing who was good, I made my decision based on viewing four or five websites.

It was obvious to me who the stand out performer was and I wasn’t disappointed during my course of lessons.

To say it was a pleasure would be an understatement, and I really enjoyed the lessons.

He was thorough and in truth offered really outstanding value for money considering his superior qualifications.

I am putting the word out already about him and wish him continued success.




Passed the driving test today thanks to Cyril "clean sheet".




Passed first time with a huge thanks to Cyril, it's no surprise he is an Awards Winning  driving instructor. Can't recommend Cyril highly enough. Thanks again Cyril.




Best instructor I could have asked for, passed on my first attempt.




Full licence in the bag first time thanks to Cyril O'Neill excellent instructor.




Thank you Cyril O'Neill, I passed my test today first time after my 12 lessons with you, Thank you again.




Would highly recommend Cyril, flew through the test first time, felt really confident going in to it.