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.
By Milton J. Valencia , Globe Staff
It was, by nearly every political measure, a subdued election: no television advertisements, low voter interest, and just two debates.
By Milton J. Valencia and Meghan E. Irons , Globe Staff
Walsh handily defeated City Councilor Tito Jackson to remain in office.
By Meghan E. Irons and Milton J. Valencia , Globe Staff
A quiet finish to a sleepy campaign.
By Meghan E. Irons, Milton J. Valencia and Jeremy C. Fox , Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent
Marty Walsh and challenger Tito Jackson exuded confidence over the weekend as they made their way across the city.