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

The ‘Black Panther’ hype is real — and it’s a cultural moment for the region’s blacks

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The excitement greeting Marvel’s blockbuster movie is surging from Boston to Springfield.

‘I don’t know who is supposed to reach out to a parent whose son gets murdered’

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Mothers, friends, and witnesses have been traumatized in neighborhoods rattled by guns, and they continue to look for solace.

Boston public schools agree to recognize sickle cell disease as disability

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Students affected by the disorder will get comprehensive evaluation, supplemental education, and special accommodations as a part of the voluntary deal, which was prompted by a 2015 civil rights complaint.

After backlash, panel seeks to collect data on all ethnic groups, not just Asian-Americans

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The decision was in response to a measure proposed by Representative Tackey Chan, a Quincy Democrat.