Mark Geary & Glen Hansard have collaborated on Mark’s song “Christmas Biscuits” and are releasing it on November 29th to raise funds for St. Vincent de Paul. Christmas Biscuits Cover Art SVP Logo

Recorded with some of Ireland’s best musicians and engineered by Karl Odlum. Everyone involved in the recording has kindly donated their time for free.

“Christmas Biscuits” is a song written by Mark when he was living in New York missing his native Dublin. It brings a mix of emotions that sum up the happy and sometimes difficult period Christmas can be. This is why Mark thought St Vincent DePaul was the perfect fit for the song. The Society that helps people in difficult times throughout the year but at Christmas needs extra help to get people through the holiday period.

“Christmas Biscuits” will help raise awareness and revenue for St. Vincent de Paul along with their now famous Toy Appeal being launched on November 20th. 

Glen Hansard is currently on tour in Europe and coming back to Ireland with 2 shows in Dublin’s Vicar St. on November 25th and 26th. Mark and his band are doing support for Glen on the 25th. Mark is also currently on tour and will be playing a Christmas show in Grand Social, Dublin on Saturday December 28th. Tickets for all shows are available on

“Christmas Biscuits” can be downloaded from iTunes on Friday November 29th.

……………….”who ate all the biscuits”

For more information please visit,, or email moc.yraegkram@nomis

Available on iTunes

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