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

Marty Walsh dominates Tito Jackson in new Globe poll

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Walsh holds a 35-point lead in the mayoral race, according to the Suffolk University/Globe survey.

NAACP to release harsh report on Walsh’s promises to communities of color

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The document graded Walsh on economic development, public safety, education, and diversity in the city’s workforce. There were no As.

Former city councilor John Connolly to back Marty Walsh for mayor

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Former city councilor John Connolly said that his former rival has “more than earned his second term.”

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Despite mayor’s refusal, coalition still planning two-man mayoral forum next week

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Mayor Walsh has decided on only two face-to-face match-ups with his challenger, Councilor Tito Jackson, in the mayor’s contest.