Pecker Dunne (1933-2012) was born into a travelling family in Wexford around the year 1933. He used to play on a fiddle he made himself. He played outside hurling and football matches. He also busked all over Ireland, England and France. He is best known for "The Miximatosis Rabbit" and a version of "The Black Velvet Band" called "The Old Morris Van". He featured in the film Trojan Eddie with Richard Harris and Stephen Rea. Nowadays he lives in North Kerry and can he heard in Killarney playing with his teenage children. — Source: Our Lady of Lourdes National School
Pecker Dunne passed on December 19, 2012 at the age of 80.