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

Someone Stole My Bacon

​Gaelscoil Choláiste Mhuire, Parnell Square, 4th Class, 5 September 2017

Once upon a time, there was an alien pig called Tim. 

Tim lived on a planet called Pigvilla, but crash landed on Earth when his fried-egg shaped spaceship ran out of magical mud fuel.

Tim’s first thought after landing was, “I need to find fuel so I can continue on my quest.”

Prisoner of Love

Sunbeam House, Bray, 29 August 2017

A tale of action and romance featuring Olly Murs and Ronan O’Gara

One morning in Cork, Sam got up. He brushed his teeth, got his breakfast, brushed his hair, and got dressed into his work clothes (a suit).

Sam got into his Audi and drove to Dublin. When he got out of his car, a stranger grabbed him and put a black bag over his head.

Lydia and the Snow Elves

Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge, 7 July 2017

Lydia was on her own in the Temple of Auriel. The temple was deserted. 

Lydia was waiting for her best friend Sammy the snow leopard to come back from the Elfswhere, in snow country.

As the snow fell from the sky onto Lydia’s hair, it didn’t make her cold. She was a snow elf.

Fern the Fox

Fighting Words at Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge, 7 July 2017, Summer Workshop 1

Fern the fox was in her house. She was jumping around on the golden trampoline in her bedroom.

Fern’s best friend Broccoli Boy the wrestler was jumping around with her.

Fern had a talking, golden toilet. It was a gift from her mother for her 9th birthday.

 

Pop: The Talent of L.A.

LIFE Programme, Dun Laoghaire, 29th June 2017

One afternoon, Princess Bouncy and her best friend Mr. Fire were having a cup of coffee inside a café in Los Angeles. In the background, Uptown Funk by Bruno Mars was playing.

It was very hot out, so the two friends decided they would go for a swim after their coffee.

“Would you like to go on a date with me?” Mr. Fire asked the princess. He was feeling confident.

Diego and Ben

Fighting Words at Park House, Stillorgan, 27 June 2017

Once upon a time, there was a dog called Diego. He lived in Neverland, which was far, far away. 

He lived in a time when there were pixies and gnomes but he still didn’t have any friends. Diego was feeling lonely. 

One day, Diego saw a black cat lurking in the bushes.

The Magic Friends

​Scoil Bhríde, Donaghmede, 1st Class, 27 June 2017 

Once upon a time, there was a wizard called Jim. He always wanted a workshop to make potions, and his biggest fear was dragons. 

Jim was in the playground. He was very lonely until he met Jake the wizard. Just then, Jake the wizard came into the playground. 

Jake said, “Hello, let’s go for a walk.” 

Rudol's dream to boogie

​Glasnevin National School, 4th - 6th Class, 26th June 2017

Hola amigos, I am Rudolf the Red-Finned Fish. 

I used to be a dancer, before I broke my left fin during a dance competition. 

Pablo Fishcabar sabotaged me by bumping into me. It ruined my career. 

Excuse Me Where's My Child!?

Cork Midsummer Festival, 24 June 2017

Miss Sparkles lived on top of Mt Everest. It was shaded by woods that many of villagers were surprised were growing. 

She was bad....very, very bad. She had giant zipline going down to the bottom. Everyone in the village was afraid of her. 

They were afraid of her because she kidnapped children.

The Night of Doom

Our Lady Immaculate JNS, Darndale, 2nd Class, 22 June 2017

Once upon a time there was a little boy called Jake. He was from Dublin. 

His greatest wish was to travel around the world and find the scariest place ever! 

One day, Jake went into the deep forest with his best  friend Franklin the robot. 

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The Roses

​Blessington ETNS, County Wicklow, 4th– 6th Class 08 November 2016

“I don’t want to go in there,” Philip shouted. 

The man was pulling him into the orphanage after seeing Philip steal some bread. 

Philip looked up at the great big building in front of him, and shuddered in fear.

Harambe’s Big Escape

​Delgany NS, County Wicklow,5th Class, 27 October 2016

Harambe the gorilla wakes up with clowns outside his cage, and he starts going crazy. 

Furry Murray is still asleep and does not realise that the clowns are outside. 

Harambe was so scared and angry that he starts throwing things around like crazy. 

Zappy the greatest flying zebra

Bray School Project, County Wicklow, 3rd Class, 25 October, 2016

Once upon a time there was a zebra called Zappy who lived in a galaxy nobody knew. Then she went to earth to go trick-or-treating. 

She went to someone’s house and they kicked her out because she wasn’t a human and they didn’t want a zebra in their house. 

She felt lonely and sad.

The Adventures of Burger Man

St Patrick’s NS, Glencullen, County Wicklow, 4th Class, 18 October 2016 

Another day in Burger City. 

Burger Man and French Fry Guy are working in Burger Prince. All of a sudden, Ketchup the cowboy comes in on straw. 

He ducked behind the counter and says: “Ah ha! We meet again,” while stroking his cheese cat. 

Super Pizza Saves the World

​Blessington No 1 School, County Wicklow, 3rd Class, 12 October 2016

One day Super Pizza and Geoffrey the Potato were walking along the street. Geoffrey stepped in some bubble-gum.

“Oh No! I’ve ruined my flavouring” Geoffrey said. 

“Don’t worry I’ll help!” shouted Super Pizza.

Bill’s amazing adventure

​Gorey ETNS, County Wicklow, 4th/5th Class 06 October 2016

One beautiful sunny morning in Mort’s pharmacy, Bill woke up to find that he was extraordinarily average. 

Bill realised that he needed some milk, so he walked over to the supermarket, Asda. 

When he walked out of the supermarket with his milk, he saw Donkey Hashtags having a fight with Trevor the Cow. 

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