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A Prophet in his Own Country: Irish Stick Fighting in the news

There are more Oktoberfeste in the United States than in Germany. More Highland Games in Canada than in Scotland. And Irish stick fight fighting?

Apparently, the old blackthorn is being plied vigorously, anywhere but Ireland…

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Singlestick; Britain, c. 1900-1990

 

Wickerwork Singlestick

Wickerwork Singlestick

Underwater Baskethilt Weaving…

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Leather-hilted Singlestick; Britain, c. 1900

Almost indestructible

Almost indestructible

 

 

A veritable knuckle-skinner…

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Singlestick; USA, 1914

Hickory vs. Hickory

Hickory vs. Hickory

 

Singlestick practice in Brownsville, Texas…

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