Irish blackthorn has been a top selection for cane makers for centuries. The Shillelagh has a reputation of being a stout, reliable walking cane, and became a choice walking cane for European gentlemen centuries ago. Tough, resilient and naturally resistant to warping, chipping and discoloration, blackthorn shillelaghs offer a longevity rarely seen in walking canes; and this classic piece of history can be yours for a low, reasonable price. Although it is often imitated by using hawthorne or other similar woods, none compare to the quality of genuine blackthorn, and FashionableCanes.com provides only the best, high-quality blackthorn shillelaghs on the market. Order yours today and enjoy the comfort, quality and whimsical appeal of a genuine Irish walking cane. For even more options, check out our Irish walking sticks for full-sized hiking stick versions of these beautiful shillelagh canes.