He has also hosted several radio programmes on BBC Radio Ulster, including weekly comedy quiz The Blame Game. For a number of years he provided a monologue played over the ending credits of the weekly politics show, Hearts and Minds, in the guise of a Belfast 'black taxi' driver.
McGarry is a humanist and in 2016 was appointed a patron of the British Humanist Association and Northern Ireland Humanists, its branch working for a secular state and the promotion of humanism in Northern Ireland.
He is a fan of Cliftonville F.C.
- "Northern Ireland Humanists names Tim McGarry as first patron". British Humanist Association. 2 December 2016. Retrieved 23 February 2017.
- Da Bio Biography of McGarry's "Da" character.
- The Blame Game The Blame Game's official site via The Internet Archive
- 4THOUGHT Interview on religion and his Northern Irish upbringing
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