Posts Tagged ‘Shillelagh’

The Only Known Shillelagh Juggler in San Francisco

Friday, March 17th, 2017

Another great shot from Jim Corrigan on the streets of San Francisco

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A thick stick of blackthorn or oak used in Ireland, typically as a weapon.

A Man With a Shillelagh Protects His Property in Golden Gate Park

Saturday, August 16th, 2008

There might have been a time when a man with a shillelagh could lay claim to property in Golden Gate Park, but those days are over.

If you’re a fifth generation San Franciscan, a loaded stick might have played a role in your family getting some propertah. This guy, agitated after threatening San Francisco Park officials, was born about 150 years too late.