Jimmy Rafferty is an ex-computer consultant, ex-programmer, ex-lettuce cutter, ex-Goodyear factory process operator, ex-peat salesman, ex-glasshouse worker, (with an NVQ in lettuce growing, no less!) ex -agricultural student, ex-hoer (hoeing weeds, of course!) ex-apple peeler, ex-communicated, and occasionally x-rated.
He is also four-times winner of the annual ‘Bard of Armagh’ contest for humorous poetry, and has published a book full of hilarious stories about his growing up on a small farm in Ireland in the 1950s. Called ‘A Country Glipe’, it also contains all the words of his funniest poems.
Jimmy has even appeared on N.Ireland TV!