Meet the Team:

Mickey Linden

MickeyLinden worked with the DOE for 23 years, joining as a Vehicle Driving Examiner in 1991. He has built up a wealth of knowledge and experience in the area of driving, conducting L Driving Tests, Taxi Driving Tests, and Extended Driving Tests. Mickey may be better known as a Gaelic Footballer, having played for Down for over 20 years and winning two All-Ireland medals in the early 1990s. He is still very involved in Gaelic games and currently competes in Masters Athletics.

Paul Morgan

Paul Morgan  has worked as a D.O.E. Vehicle Driving Examiner for 30 years and has gained a vast knowledge in driving skills.  He has conducted L Tests, Taxi Driving Tests and Extended Tests.  Paul is looking forward to passing on his knowledge and expertise in these areas to his pupils and no doubt his patient and calm manner will help in his new reverse role.

Geoffrey Simms

Geoffrey Simms worked for 29 years as a Vehicle and Driving Examiner in Newry before becoming a Driving Instructor. During those years he worked at various centres conducting Learner, Taxi, and Extended Driving Tests and is now looking forward to passing on his knowledge to benefit his pupils. Geoffrey has a farming and mechanical background and also is going to offer Car & Trailer instruction. However at the weekend he likes to park the tractor and spend his time building and racing karts.