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

Chain-reaction crash that killed toddler in South Boston leaves residents reeling

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Distraught residents called for new safety measures at the busy intersection, often used as a shortcut to avoid highway traffic.

City mechanic awarded $50,000 in discrimination case

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MCAD has sided with a mechanic for the City of Boston who alleged that he was singled out because of his race and then faced retaliation after he filed a bias complaint.

Shootings, including double homicide, rattle Brighton and Mattapan

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A torrent of bullets ripped through Brighton’s Oak Square early Saturday morning, killing two men in their late 20s.

The city’s six female councilors are demanding action for women on the city’s firefighting force

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The councilors urged a meeting with Commissioner Joseph Finn, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, and the female firefighters “as soon as possible.”