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

Love, politics, and a tale of two struggling cities

By , Globe Staff

A common dedication to public service and belief in their ability to make change led to romance between the mayor and the councilor.

Capital Source

EMILY’s List backs another City Council candidate

By , Globe Staff

Annissa Essaibi-Gorge has received an endorsement from EMILY’s list, the financial powerhouse that backs female Democratic candidates who support abortion rights.

Council president has a new pay raise in mind, despite critics

By , Globe Staff

City Council President Bill Linehan said he would recommend increasing the council’s pay from $87,500 to $105,000 next month.

City Council presses to boost raises

By , Globe Staff

City Council President Bill Linehan vowed to seek a bigger pay raise for members than what an advisory panel recommended.