Whelan's (music venue)
Whelan's is a small music venue in Dublin, Ireland, located on Wexford Street.

The venue and pub was initially started by Gary Whelan and Ian Keith in 1989 and ten years later was bought by Frank Gleeson. Local musicians and actors frequent it. The venue is on two levels, a main ground floor and an overlooking balcony, with a maximum combined capacity of approximately 400.

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have performed at Whelan's.

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