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

Boston’s labor mayor sidelined in Tufts’ nurses talks

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Martin J. Walsh said his offer to intervene and help mediate has not been accepted.

City worker was put on leave after altercation outside his Dorchester home

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Stephen Bickerton Jr., an assistant director in the Public Facilities Department, and his accuser, Christopher Dahl, appeared Friday in a closed-door hearing in Dorchester District Court.


In District 1, Boncore denies ‘defensive endorsement’ of Edwards

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According to the rumblings, Senator Joe Boncore is only supporting Lydia Edwards because he is afraid she might someday run against him.


Signs the mayoral campaign is in motion

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It’s not politicians out shaking hands or kissing adorable babies.