Beyond Shamrocks: Brings a Rich Musical Tradition Stateside

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While it's not as accessible on the radio as pop music, Irish folk music is still a reflection of the struggles and cultural history of one of the most influential societies in the world. is a website dedicated to keeping Irish folk music alive by providing several contemporary artists and their takes on classic standards. The new site also has an accompanying music blog.

I've been heavily steeped in Irish mythology and history

Ireland's native music is a part of the country's rich history and traditions. While bands such as The Pogues have been instrumental in bringing a sense of modernity to traditional Irish tunes, several contemporary musical acts are in step in keeping with one of the country's most beloved institutions.

Robert Riggin has long been interested in his family's history, which has its roots set in Ireland. Riggin is the proprietor of, a two-month-old website that specializes in carrying a wide selection of Irish folk music by an array of artists.

"I've been heavily steeped in Irish mythology and history," said Riggin. "I was very familiar with Irish folk music and it seemed natural that I explore that for my internet business."

Riggin's site has a large selection of different artists. "I have eight to ten different groups by name and a miscellaneous section with minor Irish group," Riggin explained.

"I'm putting up new music everyday," he continued, "and I have MP3 downloads, too."

With a wide assortment of discs in his store, Riggin continues to make strides for improvement, including adding a selection of DVDs as well as launching a companion music blog,

The blog contains reviews of the artists on Riggin's site, as well as concert information and facts about Irish folk music. According to Riggin, the blog will have the most up-to-date information regarding Irish music.

While many music sites overpopulate the internet with nothing but vapid popular music, Robert Riggin's is something that recalls an immensely important culture that has more to say about history and its people that an average run-of-the-mill Top 40 record.

About the Company: is a part of RSR Global Products, LLC. which is owned and operated by Robert Riggin.

Contact Information:

Robert Riggin
(410) 754-8799

iePlexus, Inc.

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