Stories

Every morning, brilliant new stories are written by primary schoolchildren.They are all stored in our library (the stories, not the children). To read the stories and see the pictures, just click on the title or read more to view stories.

We also have stories from our other locations:  Cork, Galway, Mayo and Wicklow

A crow’s revenge

​Lacken NS, 5th / 6th Class, County Wicklow, 26th September 2017

It was a rainy evening and Skirt and Fred were planning to go to the movies. 

Then their enemy John the Crow pooped on their heads. 

“I am going to bring you on the Jeremy Kyle Show” said Skirt the Sloth.

Bob and the Broken Leg!

St Fiachra’s Junior National School, Beaumont, 2nd Class, 25 September 2017

One day, Bob was born on a farm. When he was young, there had been a car accident and he became a three-legged ghost-cow.

Bob made an oath to himself that one day he would get his leg back.

When Bob grew up, he got a job in a science lab so that he could make himself a robotic leg.

What If?

Culture Night, County Cork, 22nd September 8-10 Years

It was the first day of my new school. I woke up and my mom said I had to go downstairs fast. 

When I went to school, I was at my locker and someone said “You must be new here. I’m Tonia”. Just then the bell rang and we had to go to class.

I didn’t know my mom had booked me in for swimming lessons, and I was walking along the edge of the swimming pool and I fell in!

Eliza in the Moon

Central Model Senior School, Marlborough Street, 3rd Class, 21 September 2017

Our story starts with a little girl called Eliza. She woke up one morning wanting to sleep on the moon.

Eliza was dreaming about how to go to the moon. She needed golden magical underwear to get there.

Spooky the spider came out from under the bed. He said, “Shhh, I’ve been up all night at a party weaving a web.”

Frank’s Journey

Kilcoole NS, 6th Class, County Wicklow, 21st September 2017

One sunny and blue afternoon, Frank the Shark ate a person.

Ten minutes later his friend Johnny the Dragon came to meet him on the beach.

They had a deep conversation about life and what they wanted to do in the future. 

The Lazy Dog and Her Enemy

St Joseph’s National School, Longford, 4th Class, 20 September 2017

Once there lived a dog called Rorori. She was the laziest dog in the world. 

She was always sleeping. She was even afraid of going for walks.

One day, Rorori decided to go outside. She saw that someone new had moved in next door.

Banana Disease!

​Lacken NS, 3rd and 4th class, County Wicklow, 20th September 2017

Mrs. Banankie was walking in a forest one day, when Tamu the monkey jumped out of a bush.  

She was walking to the Doctor’s because she had rottenitus, and felt rotten!  

Tamu followed Mrs. Banankie to the Doctors. 

NUTS

St Fiachra’s Senior National School, Beaumont, 6th Class, 19th September 2017

Larry the Squirrel woke up with a start. His mum was shouting at him to go out and get a job. 

College was finished and he failed most of his exams miserably. 

His friend, Jeff The Prankster Rat, appeared on the windowsill and told him that the nut factory were looking for employees immediately.

Alex’s Dream

St Francis of Assisi Primary School, Belmayne, 3rd Class, 18 September 2017

Alex was at home eating his dinner. His mam asked, “Do you want to start playing football?”

He replied, “I would really, really, really, really like to play football, but I’m afraid that I would be bad at it.”

Alex’s mam said, “But your brother Shane is really good and he could teach you.”

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Super Zero in Gnomelovania

​Wicklow ETNS, 6th class, County Wicklow, 07 February 2017

Super Zero woke up to Genward the Llama-corn bursting through the window. 

Genward started shouting at Super Zero 

“Get out of your pyjamas!” Genward was really excited about his new sneakers. 

Roman and the Big Adventure

​Scoil Cholmcille Ballybrack, County Wicklow,  3rd class,  02 February 2017

Once upon a time, there was a dog called Roman. But Roman lost his family. 

His family were worried about him. Roman was in the house alone when a grown-up boy came to take him away. 

The boy brought him to his house and kept him there, in prison.

The Banshee of Glencree

​Kilcoole Primary School, County Wicklow, 6th Class, 01 February 2017

My name is Penelope and this is how my life began…

One day in my school, Blobwarts, a new boy came into class.  It was Blob Marley, my best friend.  

He had finally transferred over to my school from the Y-men academy.  

Wrong is not Right

Our Lady of the Wayside, Kilternan, County Wiclow, 31 January 2017 

It was a glum and wet day in the centre of China, and a bully had just chased Da-kumi. 

Since it was so dark, Da-kumi asked his friend, Jimothy the Rat who had radioactive powers, to glow.

Jimothy had low batteries, though, so couldn’t glow.

Fozzy and Gizmo Down Under

​Kilcoole Primary School, County Wicklow, 6th Class 26 January 2017

Once upon a time, when the world was ruled by man-eating dinosaurs, Fozzy and Gizmo went to Pizza Hut. 

Soon the city is going to be taken over by crocodiles.

It started raining headless chickens. 

Kevin and Barbara's Quest

St. Fergal’s, 5th Class, County Wicklow, 18 January 2017

Kevin the uni-chicken went to KFC and met his friend Barbara the spying fly. 

“Why are we here?” Kevin asked Barbara.

Barbara said, “Because your old friend Porky from the farmyard died here. We’re here for his funeral.”

You are Bacon!!

St. Mary’s/St. Gerard’s N.S. County Wicklow, 4th Class 17 January 2017

There once was a pig called Gizmo, whose greatest wish was some pink underwear. 

He was on his way to the shop when he passed the butcher’s. 

Bob the Butcher came out with a knife.

Tony’s adventures

St Andrew’s NS, Bray, County Wicklow 2nd Class, 7th December 2016

Once upon a time there was a flying cub lion with angel wings. He was called Tony.  

Tony had a best friend who was Joe, the flying piece of bacon.

One day, Tony went to Tesco’s to buy some bacon to feed to Joe.  

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