Irish Emigrant Publications, publisher of Professional Ireland began the Irish Emigrant in 1987, and began publishing Professional Ireland as an off-shoot of that publication in 1995. Professional Ireland covers business news from the leading companies in Ireland and academic news from universities in Ireland north and south. The weekly newsletter has a strong following in Ireland, but has a global reach: although almost all 25,000 subscribers are Irish professionals, the newsletter is read in 140 different countries. About a third of readers are based in Ireland, where many work in the high-tech sector. To celebrate its anniversary, the company has launched a new-look html Professional Ireland newsletter, log on to www.emigrant.ie/files/indexfile.asp?id=99 to view.