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

Cheese Wars

St. Laurence’s NS, Greystones​, County Wicklow, 4th class, 23rd January 2019

Mrs. McCrankey was talking to Rodger, the cheese shark, how to turn the Pacific Ocean into Nacho cheese.  But then Rodger said:

“But what if my cousin Cheddar turns the sea into Cheddar cheese?”

“We could get an army of hot Nacho cheese sharks” replied Mrs. McCrankey.

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.

Bob and his Lost Love

Our Lady of Victories, Ballymun​, 5th Class, 15th January 2019

Once upon a time there was a chicken nugget called Bob. He lived in a big, deep fat fryer.

Sometimes Bob looked out the window and daydreamed that he would get a girlfriend. 

Fizzy the Coca-Cola was Bob’s best friend but he wanted something more.

The Rescue of Tickles

Donabate Portrane Educate Together National School, Donabate, 3rd Class, 14th January 2019

Once upon a time there was a sweet shop that had a doughnut called Tickles.

Tickles’ best friend was called Ginny the Marshmallow. Ginny lived across the shop from Tickles.

One day, Tickles was bought out of the shop and Ginny had to save him. Tickles was put in a box and carried out of the shop!

The War of the Water-balloons

Cloghroe National School, 6th Class, County Cork, 11 January 2019

Tiffany Thomas is a window cleaner and she's been working for two years and by her side are her two friends the Warthog called Roy and the Patricia the Parrot. 

She hated her job and wanted to help endangered penguins.

One day she was cleaning the Mayor's house and Patricia flew away. 

Jamie in the Jungle

St Patrick’s Boys National School, Drumcondra, Dublin 9, 4th Class, 9th January 2019

Jamie the explorer jumped over the river. The river had toxic water and potatoes floating in it. 

Jamie was looking for his family. Jamie’s family had crash-landed on the island and he was looking for them.

Jamie’s best friend, Quentin the dog, found the scent of his family. 

Wish Wars

Scoil San Carlo, Leixlip​, 4th Class, 8th January 2019

One day, Banana Bob had cake for breakfast. The cake was radioactive and gave him powers. 

He looked over and saw his best friend, Slappy the t-rex, jumping outside of the window.

Banana Bob decided to go see what Slappy was doing.

Spray Tan Warfare

St Fiachra’s Senior National School, Beaumont, 6th Class, 7th January 2019

On an ordinary day Mrs Carrot was putting on spray tan, when she spotted a flyer for the competition.

To win the competition all you had do was be the most tanned. 

The prize was a lifetime supply of spray tan.

The Big Mission

Plainfield Memorial School, 5th Grade, 20 December 2018

The wind was howling. The sky was dark. Roscoe the dog was in a gloomy alley, barking at a poster of a dinosaur.

A wild dinosaur ran down the alley and scared Roscoe. “Roar! Boogly, boogly!” screamed the dinosaur. 

The Dinosaur, Frank, was trying to figure out why Roscoe was barking. Roscoe was terrified and ran away yipping.

No More Cheesecake!

St Fiachra’s Junior National School, Beaumont, 2nd Class, 20th December 2018

One day Fail Man opened up his diary and wrote “Dear diary, I want a flying pig.” 

Fail Man and Smart Guy, Fail Man’s best friend, came across Wizard the Pig. 

Then they met Santa Claus. 

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