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

‘White Lives Matter’ graffiti sparks outrage in Dudley Square

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“This type of hate crime has to be responded to,’’ said Kai Grant, who owns Black Market Dudley with her husband, Christopher. “We take this very personally.”

Cambridge police commissioner backs officers in Harvard student’s arrest

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Branville Bard urged the public to not cast judgment on the officers’ actions based on “20-20 hindsight.”

‘I don’t want to be president.’ Michelle Obama says she’s not running in 2020

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History will judge the legacy of her husband’s presidency compared to President Trump’s, she said.

Martin Luther King Jr. honed his command of the pulpit in Roxbury

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The Globe, through interviews, historical retrospectives, and other materials, has reconstructed some of King’s time in Boston in the early 1950s.