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

Superintendent candidate says ‘frank conversation’ needed on declining BPS enrollment

By , Globe Staff

Says she will collaborate, make tough choices about school system’s declining enrollment.

Developer proposes an enclave for teachers in Dudley Square

By , Globe Staff

The proposed project comes amid the city’s push to revive Dudley Square, a historically black district, whose long-promised renaissance has been slow to come.

Companies seek new ways to recruit diversity. Should they focus less on GPAs?

By , Globe Staff

Recruiters at big corporations often focus on college students with the best grade point averages for internships and entry-level jobs. But the practice is being criticized.

Teachers push for more student services at rally

By , Globe Staff

The Boston Teachers Union rallied outside of School Department headquarters, demanding additional school nurses, guidance counselors, and psychologists to improve help for vulnerable students.