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

5 City Councilors, Walsh aides on Denver trip to learn about recreational marijuana

By , Globe Staff

The group is expected to spend three days meeting government and industry officials and touring facilities that manufacture, cultivate and sell recreational cannabis.


Locals air grievances with mayor on Twitter

By , Globe Staff

Using the hashtag #MartyLostMeWhen, more than 500 tweets detailed issues with Marty Walsh before and after his State of the City address.

In State of City speech, Walsh vows to fight ‘for our values’

By , Globe Staff

As he prepares for his re-election effort, Mayor Martin Walsh highlighted his record on public education, the arts, and other areas.

Jackson’s campaign will put black voters in spotlight

By , Globe Staff

Boston’s black leaders have been yearning for the chance to run the city since Mel King made it to the November election in 1983 and lost.