25 Wexford St, Dublin 2
For over 25 years Whelan’s has been at the beating heart of music in Ireland. The earliest record of a public house on the site dates from 1772. Whelan’s reputation as a music venue is universal having played host to such legends as Jeff Buckley, Nick Cave, Christy Moore, Ed Sheeran and Artic Monkeys to name but a few. So beloved is it that musicians from all over the world consistently request to perform there and return to its stage. The distinctive two level main venue has a wonderfully intimate atmosphere, beloved of concert goers and musicians alike. Whelan’s is, very simply, where you want to see your favourite acts perform. An enduring temple to live performance in Dublin.