Metro Legends

Translink ‘Metro Legends' is your opportunity to honour local heroes who have excelled in their industry, made a positive impact and shine the spotlight on Belfast for all the right reasons!
 
Help us pick homegrown legends to be showcased and celebrated on a unique double decker Metro bus wrap. As the bus travels across the city, it will pay tribute to these inspirational individuals and remind us all about the incredible wealth of local talent.
 
 
 
Snodden Tours Win a seat on board a Metro bus tour with a difference this Culture Night - September 16

In celebration of our official Metro Legends - actor Jamie Dornan and rugby hero Rory Best - enter our prize draw to win a seat on board this special Metro bus tour of the city.

Join our celebrity Metro Legends tour-guide Pete Snodden as we explore those key Belfast locations that have helped Jamie and Rory make it to stardom!
 
 
 
 
 
 
Here are Your Metro Legends
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The voting has now closed for Metro Legends. All votes have now be counted and verified.
 
The Two Metro Legends Are...
 
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Jamie Dornan
Jamie Dornan is known around the globe for playing Christian Grey in the film 'Fifty Shades of Grey', which had one of the biggest opening weekends of all time for an R-rated film. Jamie also plays a leading role in BBC's 'The Fall', a successful hit series credited with helping put Belfast on the film and television production map. While you can trace his roots to Holywood, Jamie launched his modelling career in Belfast and he also attended school in the city.
 
 
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Rory Best
Rugby star Rory Best is a constant fixture at Kingspan Stadium in Belfast and rugby stadiums around Europe. In 2016, Rory became the captain for Ireland, the first Ulster rugby player to captain Ireland's team since the late 1990s. He is known as a leader on the field and is well-regarded by sports fans in Belfast and beyond.
 
 
 
 
Join the Conversation
Join in on the conversation on Twitter #MetroLegends
 
 
Metro Legends Bus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
How 'Metro Legends' Work?
There are 4 steps to the 'Metro Legends' campaign. From the initial nominations, right throught to the unveiling of the bus, after which the Metro Legends bus can be spotted on services across Belfast.
Step 1 - Nominations
Step 1 - Nominations
Simply nominate someone you feel is worthy of the ‘Metro Legend' title. Legends should inspire you and act as outstanding ambassadors for Belfast.
Step 2 - Judging Process
Step 2 - Judging Process
After all nominations have been received an independent panel of judges will meet to select a shortlist of nominees.
 
 
Step 3 - Public Vote
Step 3 - Public Vote
Then it is back over to the public for the final say. You must vote for one person, from the shortlist, who you think should be a 'Metro Legend'.
Step 4 - Bus Unviled
Step 4 - Bus Unveiled
The two legends with the most votes will be announced at the grand unveiling of the official ‘Metro Legends' bus during Bus and Train Week, 6 - 12 June 2016.
 
 
 
 
 
Metro Legends judging panel
Translink Group Chief Executive Chris Conway (back, left) joins the Metro Legends judging panel (l-r) Hugh Black, Anne McMullan, Diarmaid Elder, Alison Clarke and Paulo Ross to launch the Translink Metro Legends campaign.
 
 
 
 
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