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

Students keep finding needles near their school. They want action from the city.

By , Globe Staff

On his way to school in Roxbury each morning, Emanuel Pires tries to avoid the discarded needles. But they are everywhere.

Missing from the next City Council for the first time in decades: men of color

By , Globe Staff

The next council session will mark the first time since 1981 that no men of color will have a seat in the chamber.

Brookline students walk out to protest racial climate in wake of videos

By and Alyssa Meyers , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent

Dozens of Brookline High School students walked out following the circulation of racially insensitive videos posted online.

Haitian immigrants vow to continue fight for protected status

By and , Globe Staff

The Trump administration said it will end a humanitarian program that gives refuge to 59,000 Haitians left destitute after the horrific 2010 earthquake.