Olde Shillelagh Stickmakers


Special & Exhibition Pieces

Special or Unique Shillelaghs

Below are a few of our more unusual or spectacular pieces that we have on display in our store and at exhibitions, and are not for general sale. However as new sticks are being made everyday it may be possible to let some pieces go, once a suitable replacement is available. Items now for sale have prices listed and an Order Reference Number (in Red)

Exhibition Pieces, currently not for sale

Showroom Centerpiece

Chieftain's Staff.

Unique and very substantial, it is very rare to discover such an incredible item in

Blackthorn. 4 feet long, it is too large for practical stick fighting and on the heavy side for a walking staff. A style brandished by tribal chiefs in times gone by for ceremonial purposes and to signify prestige

Display centerpiece in our store in Shillelagh since 2007. Not currently for sale.


Millennium Stick

Awesome blackthorn stick, carefully seasoned and prepared before being fashioned into a walking stick on January 1st, 2000 giving it the unique status of

being the first stick made in Shillelagh in the Third Millennium. Inscribed as such, it bears the auspicious date and the stick makers signature.

Not currently for sale.

Double Trouble

Extremely rare item, fashioned so that it has a striking head at each end.

Not currently for sale.

Shamrock Stick

Beautiful Shillelagh fighting stick with a uniquely formed head resembling the shape of the shamrock. Discovered in an abandoned farmhouse, it has been lovingly refurbished in our workshop. More than 100 years old,  and bearing  the scars of a rumbustious past, it now sedately adorns our showroom.

The Stick Makers Pet

Beautifully balanced and weighted example of the ancient battle club. Fashioned in 1998, it remains the stick makers Home Security System.

Gandalf Staff

Classic Blackthorn staff, fashioned from the root up, to resemble that famous staff wielded by Gandalf in Lord Of The Rings

Special Pieces, reference number listed in red

Big Head Fighting Stick

This unique fighting stick with its large head weighs 710g and is lead loaded. The shaft diameter is 1" and it has a 37" length.  

It has a matt varnish finish.

91A - $225 plus $50 shipping (UPS estimate)

Hook Club

This unique club features a bill hook on the shaft. It is 810g in weight, 27" long and has a shaft diameter ranging from  1.2" up to 2". It is lead loaded with a matt varnish finish. 

91B -SOLD 

Double Headed Fighting Stick

This unusual double headed fighting stick is 37.5" in length.  It weighs 965g  has a 1.2" +shaft diameter  It is a nicely balanced stick which is lead loaded at both ends.

It is finished in a low lustre matt finish.

91C - SOLD

Natural Club

This awesome club measures  21" in length, weighs 610g and has a shaft diameter of 1.2"+.  The head has a 10" circumference. It is lead loaded and finished in matt varnish.



Crooked staff

This crooked staff  with its distinctive kink measures 49.5" in length 

It weighs 895g and is lead loaded. The shaft diameter is 1"+"  and the head circumference is 8.5". It has been pulled into line so that it 'feels' just like a straight one making it an ideal walking/hiking companion.


Fighting Club

This  awesome, one off loaded fighting club  is 28.5" long, weighs 710g and has a 1"+ , lovely dimpled shaft with beautiful balance.  

It is finished in low maintenance, matt varnish

91F - SOLD

Restored Aged Fighting Stick

This restored and aged fighting stick is 1235g in weight. It is 38" long with a chunky 2" shaft diameter. It is finished in a low maintenance matt varnish finish.

Will make a great display item and conversation piece, while being very effective for personal protection. Unsuited for contact stick training. .

91G-$175 plus $50  shipping (UPS estimate)

Fighting Style Walking Sticks

A selection of natural blackthorn fighting style walking sticks is presented.

Where there is a range of lengths given, the stick may be finished to suit the height of a potential buyer, without disturbing the balance of the item.

                                    Favored Hand  Lead Loaded   Shipping Other/USA

92A   SOLD        565g   1"         Right       Yes       $195 plus $50 shipping

92B   SOLD       665g   1"+        Left         Yes       $195 plus $50 shipping

92C   37"-39.5"  570g   1" +       Left          Yes      $185 plus $50 shipping

92D   SOLD       645g   1.2"      Both          Yes      $195 plus $50 shipping

92E    SOLD       820g   1.2"+    Right         No       $195 plus $50 shipping

92F    SOLD       260g   3/4"+    Right         No        $115 plus $50 shipping

92G   SOLD       750g  1"-1.2"   Right        Yes       $195 plus $50 shipping