Vinny Whelan (born 22 June 1989 in Dublin, Republic of Ireland) is an Irish goalkeeper currently playing for St. Maurs GAA club of Rush, Co. Dublin and Dublin Under 21's. Whelan has previously played professional football for Welsh club Wrexham and in the League of Ireland for Shelbourne. Whelan began his senior career with Wrexham in 2006. The teenage keeper never made a first team appearance for the Wrexham and was sent on loan to Welsh Premier League side Caernarfon Town at the start of the 2007/08 season in order to gain first team experience. He made 17 league and cup appearances for Caernarfon Town. Whelan returned to Wrexham in December 2007 but he was unable to break into their first team.