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.

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Tens of thousands of counterdemonstrators may turn out to protest rally

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With days to go before the rally, police are also investigating reports that some radical counterprotesters are planning to bring acid to throw at rally-goers.

‘Free speech’ rally in Boston gets its permit — with stiff restrictions

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“No weapons, no backpacks, no sticks,’’ Mayor Walsh said. “If anyone gets out of control — at all — it will be shut down.”

Who is the Boston Free Speech Coalition behind Saturday’s rally?

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The group has become a source of outrage in Boston, a bane for City Hall, and an outlet for those who feel their voices are being shut out.

‘Boston does not want you here,’ Walsh says of hate groups

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Mayor Martin Walsh spoke at a press conference Monday afternoon with Governor Charlie Baker and community leaders to address the issue.