The Warriors of Durant, NBA champions

The forward, with 39 points, led the winning attack against the Cavaliers and became the MVP The forward Kevin Durant with 39 points led the Golden State Warriors’ winning and balanced attack that took 129-120 to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the fifth game of the NBA Finals and proclaimed themselves new champions. The Warriors won 4-1 […]

Crash landing for prison drugs drone

PRISON officers have thwarted a sophisticated attempt to smuggle drugs on a remote controlled helicopter into one of Ireland’s largest prisons. The drone – known as a quadcopter and valued by authorities at around €2,000 – crash landed into an exercise yard within Wheatfield Prison in west Dublin. A package containing suspected drugs was attached […]

Jet diverts as crew fall ill from fumes

A TRANSATLANTIC aircraft diverted to Dublin Airport on Sunday after three flight attendants were overcome by fumes and left ‘partially incapacitated.’ The US Airways flight was en route from Venice in Italy to Philadelphia in the US when the pilot contacted air traffic controllers. It was the second time this month that flight AWE-715 was […]

That’s all, folks! Metro Herald closing this Friday

AFTER nearly a decade as Dublin’s best-loved source of bite-sized news, sport, celeb gossip and cute animal pictures, it is with enormous regret that Metro Herald / brings you possibly our worst ever news story – this Friday, December 19, will be Metro Herald’s last ever edition. Paul Crosbie, managing director of publisher Fortunegreen […]

Trinity engineers pair up with EU airplane firms to build green craft

TRINITY engineers are helping design an aircraft that could reduce noise pollution and decrease our carbon footprint. The engineers from the college’s School of Engineering have been chosen to lead a third EU consortium in a collaborative project which aims to make a greener, quieter aircraft. This third project, ‘ARTIC’ – being developed in Europe – […]

Hennessy Portrait competition throws up some startling gems

BLEAK, beautiful and soul-baring – these are the works that have made it to the final stage of a major portrait competition – and they’re really something special. Hennessy and the National Gallery of Ireland yesterday revealed the 12-artist-long shortlist for this year’s Hennessy Portrait Prize. The finalists, decided upon by an esteemed panel of […]

Animal rights group vows to hunt down Kimye

AN IRISH animal rights group has threatened to stage protests at the honeymoon location of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian… if they can find them. The Animal Rights Action Network (Aran), said in a statement that they will ‘hunt down’ the celebrity couple, thought to be staying at Ardpatrick, Co Limerick, to show their outrage […]

James Franco: Ignore all the hype, I’m really a shy guy

Franco pleads innocence despite his social media over-exposure NOTORIOUS Instagram addict James Franco has sensationally claimed he is too shy to date anyone. The 127 Hours star caused a storm earlier this year when he tried to sweet-talk a 17-year-old Scottish girl into his hotel room over social media but is now insisting he’s no […]

Dubliners encouraged to disrobe for Disclothed photo project

  If it was tastefully, even artfully done, would you be prepared to undress for all and sundry? ‘NAKEDNESS has nothing to do with clothes’ reads the tagline of a new photography project, steadily tiptoeing its way towards popularity and exposing its modesty in a graceful manner on the internet. Aimed at getting people to […]

Beauty… with Emma Henderson

A FACIAL treatment that can reduce pigmentation, soften visible lines, clear congestion and improve the appearance of acne scars? Microdermabrasion sounds like the holy grail of facial treatments. Involving no down-time – it can be done in your lunch-hour – the treatment buffs away dead cells to resurface the skin. At Renew Aesthetic Clinic, on […] Protection Status