Mark has made a career out of music for ten years, it being the second of his career choices in life. When he left school, Mark trained as a chef, and worked i the hospitality industry for 14 years. After working Michelin star in France in his early twenties, he came back to Ireland, and by the age of 27 had established his first restaurant. Due to its success, he opened his first pub at the age of 30, but the financial decline saw him having to change his career. He set out on his music career, and has forged himself a successful place in the industry. "It was a move that was not planned when it happened. I set out not knowing what the future would hod, buy I guess hard work and perseverance pays off".