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

Super Staff

This impressive lead loaded staff really has the wow factor.  It is 62.5 inches long, weighs in at 2120g and has a shaft diameter of 1.5"+.  The circumference of the  head measures 12 inches.  

Ideal for ceremonial or display purposes as well as for hiking.


91A - SOLD

Giant Battle Club

Truly unique oversized battle club with lead loaded head.The length is 44", it weighs 1680g and has a hefty shaft diameter of 2". A remarkable piece with a lovely texture.

91B - SOLD

Cluster Head Fighting Stick

Measuring 41.5" in length, this unique fighting stick, partly formed from the root stock has a very characteristic head featuring multiple offshoots and is a rare find.

Weighing 1130 grams, it has a shaft diameter of 1.2" + and is lead loaded.

Great conversation piece. 

Available at $450 + $45 shipping or open to offers 


Big Head

One of our favourite clubs with its unusual head.

The dimensions are length 29", weight 1465 grams and shaft diameter 1.5". 

91D - SOLD


Monster Club

This monster club is lead loaded and makes a great defensive weapon.

It is 30" in length, the shaft is 1.5"+ diameter and it weighs 1145 grams. A fine piece.

91E - SOLD

Natural Staff

This lead loaded staff has a lovely high sheen finish which highlights the natural beauty of the wood.

It is 55" in length, weighs 1540 grams and has a1.5+" shaft diameter.

91F - SOLD

Quirky Staff

This quirky staff has a distinctive kink and a heart shaped head The length is 52", with a 1" shaft diameter and it weighs in at 655g.

91G - SOLD

Handle grip walking stick

One of the stickmaker's personal favourites, this handle grip walking stick is 6 years in the making, being honed out of a large piece of blackthorn.

This one of a kind stick weighs 910g grams, is 39" long and has a 1.2"+shaft and is suitable for a right handed user. 

91H - SOLD