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


Chuck Turner backs candidate in council race

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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

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

Mayor Walsh’s record on education shows incremental improvements

By and , Globe Staff

A Globe review showed Walsh’s most ambitious initiatives have been mired in studies and public debate.

Walsh won’t debate Jackson one-on-one before preliminary contest

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The mayor’s campaign insists that all four candidates on the ballot be part of any debate.