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Metro Herald

Metro Herald was the title of a free daily commuter newspaper in Dublin, Ireland.[1][2][3][4] It was formed in 2010[5] following the merger of the two previously competing publications, Metro Ireland and Herald AM, to create a profit for their respective backers, including Independent News & Media, Daily Mail and General Trust, and The Irish Times.

Metro Herald
Type Morning newspaper
Format Compact
Owner(s) IN&M
The Irish Times
Founded 2010
Sister newspapers The Irish Times
Irish Daily Mail
Irish Independent

The newspaper ceased publication on 19 December 2014.[6] 13 jobs were lost. The company said that the newspaper had become "unsustainable".


  1. ^ Luft, Oliver (2009-07-02). "Rival Dublin freesheets Herald AM and Metro Ireland to merge". the Guardian. Retrieved 2016-06-20. 
  2. ^ "'Metro' and 'Herald AM' to merge". The Irish Times. Retrieved 2016-06-20. 
  3. ^ "Dublin freesheet papers to merge". Retrieved 2016-06-20. 
  4. ^ "INM, Daily Mail to merge rival Dublin newspapers -". Retrieved 2016-06-20. 
  5. ^ Metro Herald - How it all started Archived 2011-09-19 at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ "13 jobs to go with Metro Herald closure". Retrieved 2016-06-20.