Meghan E. Irons

Irons is a beat reporter covering City Hall, Boston’s mayor, and the City Council. Raised in Dorchester, she has a master’s in journalism from Northeastern University and a bachelor’s from Emerson College. Her former employers include, The Providence Journal, The Baltimore Sun, Newsday, and The Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette.

Latest stories

Key hire in mayor’s push for safety switches posts

By , Globe Staff

What began as a united front led by two key law enforcers has splintered, with Leon Graves leaving his position.

West Roxbury gas pipeline proposal draws fire

By , Globe Staff

Residents fear the underground transmission pipeline could one day rupture because of relentless blasting at a quarry.

Buoyed by recent events, Mayor Walsh looks to the future

By , Globe Staff

The mayor seemed to be riding a wave of confidence borne of Boston’s success in being chosen as the standard-bearer for the US bid to host the 2024 Olympics.

Neighborhoods see Olympic bid as both boom, bust

By and Jill Terreri Ramos , Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent

The prospect of tens of thousands of Olympians and international spectators in town seems thrilling and daunting to Bostonians.