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

Monster Club

This extra large club  is 26" in length, weighs 1080g, with a 1.5" shaft and  a head circumference of 13".

A desirable item for any collector.


91A - SOLD

Battle club

This uniquely formed battle club is 25" in length, weighs 675g and is lead loaded. The shaft diameter is 1.2" and the head circumference is 8.75".

The shaft is hewn down to give perfect balance and forms a comfortable hand grip at the base .

It has a low maintenance matt varnish finish .

91B - $235 plus $38 shipping

Walking Stick

This beautiful natural walking stick with its knob handle measures 38.5" in length but it can be shortened as far 36.5".  It is lead loaded and weighs 790g,  The shaft diameter is  1.2" and it is suitable for the left hand. It has a low maintenance, low lustre matt varnish finish and features several thorn stubs along the length.

91C - SOLD

Mystical Staff

This beautiful natural staff with its distinctively and uniquely formed head is 56" in length, weighs 1260g and has a shaft diameter of 1.2".  It is not lead loaded.

As well as its functionality as a walking staff, it makes an ideal display and conversational piece.

91D - $350 plus $45 shipping costs


Lollipop Club

This 'lollipop'  club measures 23" in length, has a weight of 445 g and a shaft diameter of 1".  It is lead loaded with a low maintenance matt varnish finish.  

The distinctive flattened rounded head with its 10" circumference is designed to indent protective headgear.

91E - $195 plus $30 shipping 

Dual Purpose Fighting Club  "Fingers"

This fighting stick/club has a lanyard fitted for use as a club and a uniquely formed, five 'fingered', hand stop at the end for use as a fighting stick.

It is 32" in length, weighs 720 grams and has a 1"+ shaft diameter.  It is lead loaded with a matt varnish finish.

91F - $295 plus $38 shipping

Hammer Club

This hammer club is 18.5" long", with a 1"  shaft diameter, weighs 440g and the head circumference is 10".  It is lead loaded giving it a wicked balance and capable of delivering an extremely effective blow. It has a matt varnish finish. 

91G- $195 plus $25 shipping

Ceremonial Staff

This substantial staff is 48" long, with a 2" shaft diameter.  It is not lead loaded 

and weighs an impressive 1920 g. It has a low lustre matt varnish finish and would be ideal as a ceremonial and display piece.

91H - $450 plus $50 shipping