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

Activists call for US review of Boston police

By , Globe Staff

Roxbury activists and their supporters are appealing to the US Department of Justice to conduct a top-to-bottom review of Boston’s police force.

New video warns firefighters of cancer dangers

By , Globe Staff

The video is an appeal to Boston’s 1,400 firefighters to always wear protective gear amid exposure to heat and smoke toxins.

Boston Fire Department targets health of firefighters

By , Globe Staff

The department has created a wellness division, and recruited former Navy SEALS to help get firefighters back to better health.

Boston’s storied history of NIMBY-ism

By , Globe Staff

No. It’s an all-too familiar refrain in Boston. And now it’s the dissonant tune coming from foes of Boston’s bid for the Olympics.