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
TypeMorning newspaper
The Irish Times
Sister newspapersThe 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.