Meghan E. Irons

Meghan E. Irons is a veteran journalist at the Boston Globe, covering a range of topics that touch on how culture, politics, and social issues intersect with every day life. She was a member of the award-winning project 68 Blocks, has explored the diverse communities in Boston, and currently serves as the City Hall Bureau chief, where she has been focusing on administration of Mayor J. Walsh.

Prior to the Globe, Meghan worked at The Providence Journal, The Baltimore Sun and the Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette in Indiana. She was raised in Dorchester and Mattapan, and currently lives in Hyde Park.

Latest stories

Walsh defeats Jackson in mayoral race

By , Globe Staff

It was, by nearly every political measure, a subdued election: no television advertisements, low voter interest, and just two debates.

Marty Walsh wins second term as Boston mayor

By and , Globe Staff

Walsh handily defeated City Councilor Tito Jackson to remain in office.

Boston’s mayoral candidates make their closing arguments

By , and , Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent

Marty Walsh and challenger Tito Jackson exuded confidence over the weekend as they made their way across the city.