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Irish Walking Stick

$59.00

Price: $59.00

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Carried by Irish gentlemen for centuries, the shillelagh walking stick was often a symbol of a young man’s transition into adulthood. Since the mid-19th century, it has come to represent Irish craftsmanship and hospitality. The artisan who carves these blackthorn- and hazel-wood walking sticks in his County Cork home collects the branches on his daily walks through West Cork forests. Finished with a rubber tip for traction. Each is unique.


36–38"L.


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Irish Walking Stick
 
4.8

(based on 12 reviews)

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          • No (6), Yes (3)

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        5.0

        Yes i would buy this product again

        By Paulus

        from Sydney, Australia

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              Comments about Irish Walking Stick:

              As a walking stick
              very supportive & strong
              No adverse comments

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              LOVELY ATTRACTIVE USEFUL

              By Teacup

              from NY

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Attractive
              • Real Branch
              • Sturdy
              • Unisex

              Cons

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                  Comments about Irish Walking Stick:

                  I purchased this cane last year just for the beauty of a natural cane, never ever thinking is need it, I was wrong! I recently had an unexpected operation thus I was unable to walk. First I was using crutches but they just are annoying n more of a bother than not! So I remembered I had this lovely cane. I've used it now for two months get people asking me where I got it n what it is...it's very sturdy, yet not heavy. Can use either hand if needed. I've found holding the head of cane differently each day depending on my needs, which a regular cane would not be available to do. Detail is beautiful as finish is great! So glad I purchased this cane, it's just a wonderful piece of nature!!!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  UNIQUE IN EVERY WAY

                  By PETERT

                  from NYC

                  Verified Buyer

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                        Comments about Irish Walking Stick:

                        Sturdy, but yet very light weight

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • Yes

                        (9 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        Made for the ages

                        By Walk 'til I Drop

                        from Webster Twp., Michigan

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

                        • Sturdy
                        • Unique

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Walking

                          Comments about Irish Walking Stick:

                          These sticks are all unique, of course. The handle on mine is huge and I considered returning it, but then tried it out and it's fine. It's kind of like walking around with the head of a three-wood in my hand, but no wild beast will dare apporach if I wave this mighty club about. You should know that the carving of the handle is crude, as if done with an ax. The finish appears to be very durable. The shaft is as interesting as a dark-stained broom handle, which I suppose is necessary due to the pieces of wood used. (I have an English stick that has bark and is more refined in shape.) Solid, very usable walking stick.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

                          (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Irish Blackthorn Walking Stick

                          By Jane Fallon

                          from Alexandria, VA

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Highest Quality Thank Yo

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                              Comments about Irish Walking Stick:

                              We were amazed at the quality and authenticity of this walking stick. My husband is from Ireland and could not have been more pleased with it.

                              I looked at others that were more expensive, but they did not match this product.

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • Yes

                              (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              4.0

                              Over and above - bringing back memories

                              By SEADAG

                              from Rimouski QC CA

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                                    Comments about Irish Walking Stick:

                                    GREAT MEMORIES

                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                    • No

                                    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Irish Walking Stick

                                    By Josh

                                    from Aurora, CO

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                                    Pros

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                                      • Not A Shillelagh

                                      Best Uses

                                        Comments about Irish Walking Stick:

                                        We bought this for my father-in-law's 90th birthday.
                                        He needs some help walking and this was perfect for short distances. Since he is mostly Irish, he thought it was great and tells EVERYONE he meets when using it the story behind it. This was a great choice for a person who has everything he needs.

                                        • Was this a gift?:
                                        • Yes

                                        (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        Irish Walking Stick

                                        By The Walker

                                        from Shreveport, LA

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                                              Comments about Irish Walking Stick:

                                              Very nice stick. It has a good finish and comfortable handle.

                                              • Was this a gift?:
                                              • No

                                              (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                               
                                              4.0

                                              Good stick

                                              By rick

                                              from Clinton n.c.

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                                                    Comments about Irish Walking Stick:

                                                    I use it when i go on my walk . good stick!

                                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                                    • No

                                                    (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                                     
                                                    5.0

                                                    Workmanship and Beauty!

                                                    By T.

                                                    from Abilene, TX

                                                    Verified Buyer

                                                    Comments about Irish Walking Stick:

                                                    My husband collects walking sticks and loves this one. It is the right height and very sturdy not to mention the wood is very beautiful and handle and stick are all one piece!

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