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, Conamara, Galway, Kerry, Mayo, NorthWest, Wicklow, and Wexford

The Burger Mission

​Scoil Thomáis, Castleknock, 4th Class, 22nd February 2018

Once upon time, there was a robot named Echo who wanted to eat a burger. He lived on a remote island where he was the only technology.

He felt lonely there. So he got a donut and called it Donald. They became best friends.

He wanted to get a burger, but he couldn’t get past his greatest fear, the cows. He didn’t know that cows went into burgers.

Chris the Ninja

St Thomas’ SNS, 4th class, County Wicklow, 21st February 2018

My name is Chris and I’m a ninja. I always have dreams of meeting the Master Ninja Jung Chong who lives in the highest mountain in China.

When I was young, my sensei taught me how to fight and use shurikens.

My pet cat is my best friend. Her name is Cookie.

Chicky’s Adventure

St Patrick’s National School, Castlebar County Mayo, 6th Class, 20 February 2018

A long time ago in Eggland, Chicky the Chicken was hatched.

Unfortunately Felix the Fox was nearby, living in a hole in the forest.

Felix the Fox and his foxy family were on the hunt looking for a juicy chicken.

Talking Carrots

St. Patrick’s National School Town, 6th Class, County Mayo, 20 February 2018

One dark evening, Jimmy the Farmer was buying cattle food at the mart.

After buying the food he walked to the grocery store to buy carrot seeds.

Jimmy drove home in his tractor, Johnny the John Deere, and planted the seeds.

The Mystery Bone

Ard Rí National School, Navan, 1st & 2nd Class, 20th February 2018

Tommy the Dog lived in an alleyway in the city. 

His one wish was to have the biggest bone in the world with deluxe taste.

At the theme park, Tommy saw the biggest bone on the roller coaster. 

The Evil Potatoes

​Scoil Cholmcille, 3rd Class, County Wicklow, 20 February 2018

One day there was a boy called Logan, who was in 4th class. He was 9 years old.

After school his mom put down his dinner – but there were potatoes on it! So Logan screamed: “Ahhhhhhhhh” and ran out the door.

“Logan, are you afraid of potatoes?” his mom asked.

How the Dragon got his Fire

St. Colmcilles Junior National School, Knocklyon, 2nd Class, Tuesday 20th February 2018

Once upon a time there was a big dragon, who was lonely in his cave. 

One day, the dragon went out and found another cave. He was standing outside the cave when a snake came out!

The dragon said “Do you want to come over to my cave?”

Goat Wars

​Scoil San Carlo, Leixlip, 4th Class, 19th February 2018

John the Anxious Goblin lived in the sewers. Every morning he gathered wasted junk and old shoes and germs and had a bath in it.

John asked for a pet goat for his birthday. He had a picture on the wall of a goat attacking him. 

But he had seen a bunch of YouTube videos of goats fainting and decided that he wanted one.

Joan's Olympic Story

Tory Writing Group, Waterford, 14th February 2018

It was Valentine’s Day. Joan and Russel were meeting in Dublin. 

They were meeting in the pub. Russel was there first and he had a drink while he was waiting for Joan.

Joan ran into the pub. She was a bit embarrassed she was late.

The Carrot-Nap

​Donabate Portrane Educate Together National School, 3rd Class, 8 February 2018

Once upon a time there was a carrot called Bob. He lived in a place called Dublin. Bob’s dream was to play football for Ireland.

Bob’s best friend was Polly the Pea. Polly the Pea loved wearing green and loved eating mashed potatoes.

One day, Bob was at his house. Polly came in and she gave him a registration form to try out for the Ireland team

Kobe’s Wish

St Ronan’s National School, Clondalkin, 5th Class, 7 February 2018

Jack the alien worked on a space farm that grew diamonds and metal.  He made shields and swords.

In his spare time, Jack liked to help his friend Kobe play basketball.  He was the assistant coach of Kobe’s team.  

Kobe was not very good at basketball because he had no arms. The reason he has no arms is because he is a snake.

Sophie and the Ice-Dragon

St Thomas’s SNS, 4th class, County Wicklow, 7th February 2018

Once there was a girl named Sophie who had super-natural powers of reading minds. 

She lived in a small house in the country-side in Wexford. 

There was a forest near her where Bobby the jungle spider lived. She was terrified of him. 

Sparkle’s Date

​Réalt Na Mara GNS, Drogheda. 2nd Class, Wednesday 7th February 2018

Sparkle the Unicorn lived under a rock, by the sea. 

One day she went outside and she found a turtle. The turtle’s name was Shelly.

“Hi,” said Shelly to Sparkle.

Rarry the Ferarri

​Scoil Bhríde Junior National School, Donaghmede, 2nd Class, 6 February 2018

Once upon a time, there was a car named Rarry. He had a friend named Wanda the Chihuahua.

One day they went to the woods for a walk. Suddenly, a snake popped out and they legged it home. On the way home, they saw a race going on.

“I gotta be a part of that race!” Rarry said to Wanda.

No Time For Monkey Business

St Fiachra’s Senior National School, Beaumont, 6th Class, 5 February 2018

Once there was a gangster monkey named T-Bone and he was eating bananas. Suddenly, he heard a knock on the door. 

Without waiting, the door was kicked down by the guards. They had been tipped off about T-Bone stealing bananas by the security guards.

T-Bone threw bananas at them. Then he grabbed his tricycle and cycled away. 

Billy and The Jellybeans

​Craughwell National School, Craughwell, Co. Galway, 3rd & 4th Class, 2 February 2018

Billy the bull was on the farm. One day, the farmer bought a new cow called Katie.

Billy thought Katie looked a bit mean. She was put into the same field as Billy.

“What’s your name?” asked Katie.

The Adventure Dimension

North Presentation Primary school, 3rd Class, County Cork, 02 February 2018

Sparkles was a unicorn. He was in a lovely forest, called the Meatball Forest, with Diamond, the baby rabbit. 

Sparkles was watching Diamond's dreams. 

Sparkles couldn't do magic and he wanted to be a Dream Watcher.

The Bite

​Scoil Thomáis, Castleknock, Dublin 15, 4th Class, 1 February 2018

There once was a spoiled brat named Sarah. She had a useless friend called Stewart. 

Sarah thought Stewart could help her with her homework.

One day, Stewart went over to Sarah’s house with his pet spider and she freaked out!

The Toe Master

St. Thomas’s School, SNS, Tallaght, 4th Class, County Wicklow, 31 January 2018

This is the story of Timmy Toe’s great adventure.

Toes and Fingers were taking over the whole world.  

They called New York “Fingers and Toes York” and renamed Thailand “Toeland”!

Alan the Mushroom Boy

St Colmcille’s Junior National School, Knocklyon, 2nd Class, 31 January 2018

In Fruitland, all the ground was made of fruit.

Alan the Mushroom Boy went to school. He was very frightened because everyone at school used to push him, except for Greg the Grape and Isabella the Sunflower Girl.

Alan the Mushroom the Boy had a secret crush on Isabella the Sunflower Girl. And Greg knew that Alan had a crush on Isabella the Sunflower Girl.

Tornado Girl Saves Africa

​WETNS, 2nd class, County Wicklow, 30th January 2018

Africa.  Tornado girl was walking down the road with Billy the unicorn.  

Tornado girl was thinking “I can’t believe I’m on holiday for two weeks in Africa!”

“I think I’ll get a tan after all these days.”

Fly Hunters

​Scoil Fhursa, Kilmore West, 6th Class, 30 January 2018

On Saturday the 12th 2006, there was a frog called Gizmo. In 2008 he had met a fly. He called the fly Gizmo Junior.

Gizmo was on holiday in Korea and lost his fly. The fight was on to find his fly before his auntie, Penelope, could eat it.

Penelope fly-knapped Gizmo Junior. Gizmo met a friend while he was running around trying to find his fly.  His friend’s name was John Joe the rat.

Fruit's Got Talent!

St Macartan's NS, 5th Class, county Donegal, 29 January 2018

Bob was originally a human. But he became a banana by eating too many bananas.

So did his friend Patricia, by eating too many pears.

Bob's dream since he was a child to become a movie star. He tried desperately to come up with new ideas for a cure so he could become a movie star. 

Jimmy’s Adventure

​Tyrrelstown Educate Together National School, 3rd Class, 29 January 2018

Once upon time there was a marshmallow named Jimmy. He had a mom called Wazzle and a dad called Jeffey, Jimmy’s big brother was called Big Jeff and his baby brother was called Mushy.

One day, it turned dark in Choco Town. Jimmy lost his brothers, dad and mom because it was dark.

Jimmy hid behind a trashcan because he didn’t want to get eaten.

Mrs Stinksalot & The Lost House

Sacred Heart JNS, 2nd class, County Wicklow, 25th January 2018

Mrs Stinksalot got up one morning. She wanted to get a Poop Emoji costume for Halloween.

When she got to Dunnes she bought the costume and then never took it off.

She went back home and her house wasn’t there. She had a big mansion and it was gone.

Curls the Half Human Half Unicorn

St Thomas SNS, 4th class, County Wicklow, 24th January 2018

In the woods in Neverland where the trees were made of cotton candy and the grass was chocolate, there was a unicorn called Curls.

She was half human half unicorn and she had a brother called Bibbly Bob. 

She also had an evil step brother called Fred the evil pony.

​ The Fairy’s Travels

Sacred Heart JNS, 2nd Class, County Wicklow, 23rd January 2018

Long, long ago, in a forest in Candyland lived a fairy called Pete.

He was blown away by a storm, and lost his magic ring, and the feathers from one wing.

He was scared, because he lost his family in the storm. He was worried.

The Mystery Owner

Pope John Paul II National School, Malahide, 5th Class, 22 January 2018

Once upon a time there was a dog called Fluffpuff. Her greatest wish was to find an owner. She lived in the city of New York City. 

She met her best friend, Sunshine the yellow zebra in McDonalds when they were ordering their food. 

They shared a McDouble. Then Fluffpuff asked Sunshine to help her find an owner.

Timmy's Revenge

St Colman's Cloyne at the Crawford Art Gallery, County Cork, 15th January 2018

Once upon a time there was a little boy named Timmy and his best, friend was his dog named Adam. 

His brother had a friend called Bethany and he was friends with her as well. 

He was 9 years old and he had two wishes. 

Tóraíocht Mars Bars

​Gaelscoil Pheig Sayers, Rang Cúig, County Cork, 19 January 2018

Uair amháin bhí buachaill ann agus an t-ainm a bhí air ná Joe. 

Is breá leis Mars bars agus caithfidh sé dul go dtí an leithreas i gcónaí. 

Tá Joe an-sceitimíneach agus an cara is fearr leis ná Néné an Cube. 

Bill, The Firesheep

​Greystones ETNS, 5th class, County Wicklow, 18th January 2018

SUDDENLY, there was a fire by the That tree, in Duckland.

Everyone decided to jump into the pond. Bill, the fireman sheep jumped out of his bed. 

He could see the fire from his window. He put on his fireman’s hat, got into his Lamborghini fire truck and saved the day.

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