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The shillelagh is recognized (as a symbol of Irishness. Shillelagh fighting sticks were traditionally made from blackthorn, oak, ash or hazel and smeared with butter then placed up a chimney to season, giving the stick its typical shiny, black appearance. Some sticks would have their tops bored out and molten lead poured in to add extra weight to the butt of the stick.

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Irish Blackthorn Walking Sticks and Shillelaghs

Most popular Irish Walking Stick is the Blackthorn Irish Shillelagh. http://www.irishwalkingsticks.com/blackthornshillelaghirishwalkingstick.aspx

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Classic Canes Blackthorn Knobstick A traditional British walking stick the knobstick is made from coppiced wood usually ash hazel or blackthorn The

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Vintage Genuine BLACKTHORN SHILLELAGH Knob Grip Cane IRISH WALKING STICK

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Irish Blackthorn Walking Stick, by Cold Steel. Not authentic blackthorn, this is recreated in polypropylene.

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