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, Kerry, Mayo, NorthWest, and Wicklow

Porky’s Getaway

Realt na Mara GNS, Donacarney​, 4th Class, 23rd January 2019

Once upon a time there was a flying pig called Porky. He lived on a farm.

Porky really loved the farm, but he overheard the people there. They were really poor and they were going to eat him.

Porky had big dreams and when the others heard them, they laughed at him.

Pitchungus on the Loose

Scoil Chualann​, 5th class, County Wicklow, 22nd January 2019

Once upon a time there was someone called Pitchungus who was a blue half rabbit, half bird. 

He had a best friend named Mr. Shark.

One day, big Pitchungus jumped out of the hole that Mr Bush had trapped him in.

Corny the Magical Llamacorn​

St Francis Junior School, Priorswood​, 2nd Class, 22nd January 2019

Once upon a time in Llamacorn Land there was an evil llamacorn named Chloe.

Chloe didn’t like another llamacorn called Corny, but all Corny did was try to play with her. 

When Corny tried to come over to play with Chloe, Chloe always pushed her away.

The start of something new

Padre Pio - 4th Class, County Cork, 21 January 2019

Once upon the time there was an alien named Billy Bob. And he always thought he would be forgotten. 

He had a best friend Jack the dog. One day when he was out walking he saw a girl.

A little while after seeing the girl he went out on a trip on his space ship and lost control.

Paddy and the Laser Laser Beam

St Patrick’s Boys National School, Drumcondra​, 4th Class, 21st January 2019

Once upon a time there was a guy called Paddy the Potato Peeler.

One day, Paddy was at the office and his boss gave him a prize for peeling fifty potatoes in one minute. The great prize was a silver potato peeler.

Paddy went home and he told his mam and his best friend Phillip the Cow that he won the silver potato peeler at work. 

Tales of The Fast Food Seas

Fighting Words, Maynooth University, Workshop 2, 19 January 2019

Captain Chicken Nugget was sailing the Mc Donald’s high seas on the way to Live Aid. 

Suddenly, Mr. Potato’s mayonnaise cannon attacked. 

This was the first time Captain Chicken Nugget looked into Mr Potato’s cold, dark eyes.

A Dream Come True

Fighting Words, Maynooth University, Workshop 1, 19 January 2019

Bluppo the Blue Hippo lives in Blueberry World.

Every single day he plants blueberries, because he likes to eat them.

Bluppo’s best friend is Firestar the Talking Cat. He lives in the jungle in Blueberry World.

Nigel's Nonsense

Cloghroe N.S. County Cork, 6th Class 18 January 2019

Nigel is a 70-year-old man and he has been in hospital after he got knocked out in a boxing match by his 'friend' Isaac.

Nigel woke up to his cow, Bessie, licking his face. He gets a fright because Bessie is there and he's afraid of cows now.

When he got up, he found a load of cows in his kitchen rooting through his cupboards and they ate all the food so he had to go to the shop, but the shop closed down while he was in a coma. 

Toby

St David’s Boys National School, Artane​, 5th Class, 17 January 2019

Once upon a time in a wondrous land of Krispy Cremes, it all started with Toby the Big Bear in a cave.

Toby was eating his daily dose of honey when he decided he was tired and went to sleep in his “bed” (it was made out of stone).

Toby’s 96-year-old granny, who used a wheelchair, lived with him.

The Unicorn Travels

Balbriggan Educate Together National School, 2nd Class, 16 January 2019

Uni the Unicorn wanted to become a warrior because she wanted to fight people.

They were her greatest fear.

Uni had a best friend called Moon, who is a dragon. She wanted people to like her.

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​I Don’t Have One

St. Brigids, County Wicklow, 1st and 2nd class, 02 March 2017

Once upon a time there was a really good footballer called Alex. 

He wanted to win the world cup.

He woke up in his bedroom and went to his brothers Ross’s house.

Hidden Powers

Brittas Bay National School, County Wicklow, 6th class, 01 March 2017

ONCE upon a time there was a girl called Shaníqwa Awqínash.

Her best friend’s name was Erodos.

His name was Erodos because, ever since he fell while running from his brother and his friend, he has accidentally said erodosaclidus – at the end of every sentence.

The Adventure of Bacon

​Wicklow ETNS, 3rd class, 28 February 2017

Once upon a time there was a robot unicorn called Robbie. 

His greatest wish, more than anything was to have a magical flying toilet. 

His best friend was named Shark Lord: he was a kid who could turn into a shark. 

A Swan Called Heather

Jonathan Swift National School, County Wicklow, 16 February 2017

Once upon a time there was a swan called Heather.  

Her best friend, Hilda, was always full of bravery but Heather was always scared of everything.  

One day Ziddea the witch was in the sky flying above their heads.

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.  

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