Reporter

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

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Tito Jackson included on list of 100 influential black Americans

By , Globe Staff

Jackson, who grew up in Grove Hall and is running for mayor, was No. 84 on The Root 100.

Walsh declines to debate before Sept. 26 preliminary election

By , Globe Staff

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh had said he would debate his opponents before the preliminary vote. Now he’s saying he won’t.

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Chuck Turner backs candidate in council race

By , Globe Staff

The former councilor said he has observed Kim Janey’s advocacy over the past decade, particularly around public education.

Organizers of Boston ‘free speech’ rally are planning another one

By , Globe Staff

The Boston Free Speech Coalition intends to have one more rally, likely on Boston Common, before winter, and has started the permitting process.