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

Councilors, department heads snub oversight committee hearing

By , Globe Staff

Committee chair Charles Yancey criticized the Walsh administration, but officials said they didn’t have enough notice to prepare.

Activists fail to issue promised report card on Mayor Walsh

By , Globe Staff

The Inclusive Boston Alliance had said it would grade Walsh’s first 100 days in office, his first year, first two years, and beyond.

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Just the man for the job

By , Globe Staff

Mayor Martin J. Walsh needed an emcee for an arts event in a pinch. Why not the parks commissioner?

Holiday light show set to illuminate Boston

By , Globe Staff

The Mayor’s Celebration of Lights will transform the Boston Public Library’s central branch with 3-D projections.