Renown buskers from Dublin’s Grafton Street include Bono, Damien Rice, Glen Hansard, Rodrigo y Gabriela, and Keywest. With the title of “The Best 12-Year-old (busker) since Allie Sherlock” bestowed upon Wheelan in 2023 by Dublin City Today. On Instagram, he now introduces himself as a musician from Wicklow.

Because of how popular it is, busking on Grafton Street is restricted. Licenses are supplemented by an innovative approach to equitable street use. Permit buskers to disperse after one hour. Although there is a large stage for buskers to use, the best places might be popular and require advance notice. Liveliness is maintained in Dublin by the buskers on Grafton Street. Upstart in town. A young man named Fionn Whelan:

A video featuring Grafton Street regular Allie Sherlock performing Fionn Whelan as Ed Sheeran went viral on YouTube in August 2023, with 11 million views. JodokusHV and Grafton Street praised Whelan for his youthful charisma and distinctive voice in his cover of “Perfect” by Ed Sheeran.