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

Quirky Staff

This unusual staff is suitable for a person with a height range of 5'6" to 5'8".

It is 45" in length, weighs 785g and has a head circumference of 9".

With its comfortable hand grip and  lighter tapered shaft, it would make an ideal hiking stick. Also lead loaded.for personal protection.


91A - $295 plus $38 shipping costs

Battle club

This uniquely formed battle club is 21" in length, weighs 470g and is lead loaded.. The shaft diameter is 1"+  and the head circumference is 8.5".

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 - SOLD

Unique Fighting Club

This unusual fighting club incorporates a natural burr in its head, which is rare to find in blackthorn and the only piece of it's kind we have ever produced. 

It measures 23" in length, weighs 345g,  has a shaft diameter of 1"- and a head circumference of 8.5".  It is lead loaded head and has a matt varnish finish.

91C - SOLD

Giant Battle Club 'Cyclops'

This mighty club weighs in at 1625g, is 38" long and has a shaft diameter  of 1.5+.  The head circumference is an impressive 16".  It is lead loaded and finished with a low lustre matt varnish finish. Suitable for a giant , otherwise will make a great display piece!)

91D - SOLD


Large Fighting Stick or Steafóg

This large fighting stick or steafóg (short stout staff) measures 40.5" in length, has a weight of 1230g and a shaft diameter of 1.75".  It is lead loaded with a low maintenance matt varnish finish.  A rare piece. and a great addition to any collection.

91E - SOLD

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

Root Knob Fighting Stick

This is a chance to acquire a real traditional but rare root knob fighting stick  The length is 25", with a 1" shaft diameter and a weight of at 455g.  Lead loaded to give a wicked balance, it has a matt varnish finish and a unique shaped head.


light battle club

This unusual style battle  club has been hewn from a much larger piece of blackthorn. It has a beautiful honey colour and is finished with a gloss varnish.

This one of a kind stick weighs 375g grams, is 28" long,  has a 1" shaft diameter and the head has a circumference of 7.5". Beautifully balanced.

91H - SOLD