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

Capital Source

City official in charge of race dialogue leaves post

By , Globe Staff

The administration is seeking a replacement.

Most Mass. agencies report no hate crimes, but is it accurate?

By , Globe Staff

Civil rights leaders are asking whether law enforcement agencies are adequately investigating, documenting, and recording hate-crime incidents.

Water fountains, cafe, restrooms closed temporarily at Boston Public Library

By , Globe Staff

Authorities are flushing out an anti-corrosion agent used in the steam heating system that leaked into the hot water pipes.

Spotlight series a topic in city’s second major dialogue on race

By , Globe Staff

Mayor Marty Walsh fielded questions on racial disparity, the Globe’s series on racism, and school start times, among other topics.