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

City Council creates panel to assess impact of Olympics

By , Globe Staff

The committee will ensure public input in Boston’s bid and examine possible impacts on the city’s neighborhoods.

5 Boston schools recommended for closing

By , Globe Staff

Two schools in Hyde Park, and schools in West Roxbury, South Boston, and Jamaica Plain face the ax under the School Department’s plan.

Dudley Square hotel proposal is focus of debate

By , Globe Staff

Officials abruptly halted the project amid rising opposition from residents and politicians demanding higher wages.

Boston’s busing history to be taught in schools

By , Globe Staff

Four decades after school desegregation roiled Boston, the city’s curriculum has been revised to include the troubled legacy.