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

Following boy’s death, center’s director on leave

By Andy Rosen, and Laura Crimaldi , Globe Staff

Mayor Martin Walsh says the director of the community center 7-year-old Kyzr Willis went missing from has been placed on leave.

Talks between city, teachers union hit obstacles

By , Globe Staff

The head of the union is losing hope that the parties will reach a new labor agreement by summer’s end.

‘My name is Marty Walsh, and I’m an alcoholic’

By , Globe Staff

The Boston mayor credited organized labor with offering him a second chance to get his life on track.

Warren, Walsh to address convention

By , Globe Staff

The lineup of speakers at the Democratic National Convention on Monday night will feature some of Massachusetts’s political star power.