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

Beware of the Butcher

St Benedict’s National School, Ongar, 5th Class, 26th October 2017

One day Bacon the pig was sleeping in the pigpen. There was a smell of manure in the air. 

After he woke up he took his first step and jumped into his mud bath.

He walked over to his best friend Steak the cow’s pen and saw him looking for his brother, Jeff. Jeff had been missing since the night before.

Detective BFFs

St Joseph’s National School, Longford, 4th Class, 25 October 2017

There was a once a girl called Emily who was secretly a detective.

She crept out of her window one night, hoping her parents wouldn't hear her.

Her motivation to be a detective was that she had seen a movie called Tom Baxter and wanted to solve crimes just like him.

The Giant Pigeonzilla and the Hole of Hand Sanitizer

Our Lady of Wayside, County Wicklow, 24 October 2017

One time there was a very young pigeon called Stephen. He was pretending to have a shower because he HATED cleaning homself but his mum said he had to be clean.

In the shower he found a button that, when he pressed it, opened up a secret passage-way.

The passage led into a secret lair, where there was a majestic, golden haired donkey, holding a potion.

Will He Do It Or Not?

St Francis Senior School, Priorswood, 6th Class, 24 October 2017

Once upon a time, there was a lonely kangaroo called Philip. He had abandoned by his family when he was younger.

Philip’s only friend was a dog called Fish. He lived in a cave in the mountains, outside Sydney in Australia. 

He ate purple pineapples for breakfast, dinner and tea.

Jake and the Big Adventure

Our Lady Immaculate Junior National School, Darndale, 2nd Class, 23 October 2017

Once upon a time there was a ghost called Jake. He lived in a haunted house in the woods. 

It was pitch black in the woods. Jake hadn’t eaten anything in 3000 years!

Jake met his best friend in the middle of a swamp! 

Larry the Chocolate Pig

St. Andrew’s N.S. 4th Class, County Wicklow, 19th October 2017

Once upon a time there was a chocolate pig named Larry, who lived in Chocolate ville with his best friend, the mutated burger man called Burger-Made-Of-Fries.

The chocolate king was trying to find a NEW king.

Larry was the first in line to visit the king with his ukulele, because he wanted to show the king how talented he was and how good a king he would be.

The Amazing Bob

Mary Queen of Angels Primary School, Ballyfermot, 4th Class, 19 October 2017

Once upon a time there was an Amazing Bob.

Bob was standing on top of a building when he saw a girl falling. 

He ran down the stairs to the bottom of the building so he could catch her.

Snatcher’s Crazy Day!

St. Rose’s N.S. 4th Class, County Wicklow, 18th October 2017

Once upon a time there was a shark , with crocodile feet and a hawk’s head called Snatcher.  He lived on a farm.

One day he went down town and he met a big potato that looked like a butt! The potato’s name was Axepert.

They went to McDonalds and met Ronald McDonald who threw spiders at them with a spider gun.  

Bong Bong - King of The Apes

​Donore National School, Donore, Co. Meath, 2ndand 3rd Class, 18 October 2017

Once upon a time in the jungle, there was a jungle palace and it was made of trees.  

Bong Bong the ape was outside the palace, looking for a friend.

Bong Bong was very lonely.  To help him find a friend, he went onto Ape Facebook as he has a smart watch.

Jeff Falls in Love

​Tirellan National School, County Galway, 3rd and 4th Class, 13 October 2017

There was a robot called Jeff who lived in a raspberry bush in New York.

One day, Jeff was talking to his best friend, Raz the raspberry, about how her weekend went.

“We went to Ohio but I wish we had gone to play rugby with my friends instead,” said Raz.

The Summer X- Games MMXVII

Blarney St Boys School 5th Class at the Crawford Gallery, County Cork, 13 October 2017

Christopher is a young 14 year old skateboarder who has a dream of winning a skateboard contest, but he realises Big Bob the Bully is signing up as well!

The competition he is entering is called the X-games - one of the world's most prestigious and impossible contests. 

Christopher has one week to prepare for the X-games.

Potato, Potato, Potato

Bray School Project, 6th class, County Wicklow,12th October 2017

Once upon a time in a castle under the sea lived Jampson the potato with his best friend, Bill the cheese grater.

It was a pretty legitimate day but then suddenly, in Tesco-Under-The-Sea, he bumped into an asthmatic elderly woman, called Paula.

He screamed, “Ahh, an elderly asthmatic woman”, and turned around to run away, but right in front of his eyes was Bill, lying on the ground, asleep, with his pet, Patrick the pig.

Chilli Meets New Friends

St Fiachra’s Senior National School, Beaumont, 6th Class,12 October 2017

Once upon a time there was a chihuahua named Chilli.

Chilli was strolling down the street to the shop, when he met Harry the ant on the way.

“Hey little ant!” said Chilli to Harry. “Can you help me?”

Attack of the Butterflies

​Donoughmore NS, 5th and 6th class, County Wicklow, 11th October 2017

Billy was riding his bike down a narrow forest path with his pellet gun.  

He arrived at an old wrecked cottage where his best friend Timothy the flower pot lived.

“Hey Timothy”  said Billy, but the Flower pot just shrugged and didn’t reply.

Jbros

St Peter’s National School, Dunboyne, 5th & 6th Class, 11 October 2017

Jcarrot met Jbroccoli one day in the shopping centre, waiting on the conveyor belt to be bought.

“Hi, my name is Jcarrot,” said the carrot.

“My name is Jbroccoli but you can call me Jbrocky,” said the broccoli.

The Train of Glorious Oreos

St.Columba’s National School, Iona Road., 3rd Class, 10th October 2017

Once upon a time there was a panda named Oreo. He lived in a cave with diamonds in it. 

Oreo was sad and lonely because he wanted a pet.

He didn’t feel rich because of the diamonds - he just wanted to explore the world.

The Adventures in Candy Land

Central Model Senior School, Marlborough Street, 3rd Class, Monday 9th October 2017

Once upon a time there lived a wolf called Lassie. She lived in a chocolate castle, with her best friend Jack the Werewolf. The chocolate castle was in Candy Land.

Lassie was very scared of pumpkins because one time she was chased by a live, mean pumpkin, and she had to run into the forest.

One day in the castle, the two friends were trying to make a concoction. 

The Adventures of Doggo and Chick

Blarney Street Boys School Primary School, County Cork, 06 October 2017

Once upon a time there was a dog named Doggo the Dog and he was making tea in his cottage. 

His best friend Chick Norris rang the door bell and said “Can I have tea with you, and here is your delivery.”

Doggo said, “Woof Woof, of course you can.”

Thompson's Toilet Terror

​Scoil Naomh Bride, 4th, 5th and 6th class County Wicklow, 5th October 2017

ONCE upon a time there was a unicorn wizard called Thompson; his greatest wish was to own a mini pet unicorn.

His only friend, was Steve the horse.

They lived in an old house in Knockananna, China. It was upside down.

Bill and Willie and the Golden Adventure

​Scoil Assaim, Raheny, 5th Class, 5th October 2017

One day, around noon, Bill the Banana and Willie the Watermelon flew to South Africa on a plane.

Bill the Banana fell asleep on the plane and when he woke up he realised he was being carried by an old lady, called Betty, around a supermarket.

Minutes later, Bill was in a trolley. Out of the corner of his eye he saw Willie in the trolley too, alongside two other watermelons.

The Escape of the Mexican Brothers

​Gaelscoil an Bhradain Feasa, Drogheda, 5th Class, 4th October 2017

Everyone knows that burritos are lovely. Benny the Burrito was at home thinking to himself.

“My greatest hope is that one day I get eaten by the president!”

He was downstairs in the basement of the White House. Benny was talking to Frank about his secret wish. Frank was a fajita and his best friend.

A Potion Gone Wrong

Gardiner Street Primary School, 3rd Class, 2 October 2017 

One day a scientist called Fria went to her cabinet. She wanted to make her best friend, Max the dog, into a human.

Fria made a potion. She wanted to make a potion to turn the dog into a human but by accident it made the dog talk!

Fria was amazed. She was the first scientist to make a dog talk.

Mr Squawk the Chicken Becomes King

​Kilcolgan Educate Together National School, Clarinbridge, Co. Galway, 3rd Class, 29 September 2017

Mr Squawk was in his hen house. He wandered out and into the kitchen where he met Jake the Toaster.

He walked by the toaster and said, “Hey dude, can you make me some toast?”

“Dah! What do I look like, a toilet or something?” Jake replied.

A boxing mystery

​Drummin National School, Westport, 3rd-6th Class, Co. Mayo, 29th September 2017

One day there was a boxer called Anthony Giggles. He was driving in his car with Coach Rick to training in Drummin Boxing Arena, which was next to Drummin National School.

In the middle of the car ride, a concerned Coach Rick told Anthony Giggles that he needed to go on a diet.

The Adventures of Fluffy and Picklebob

Crawford Gallery, St. Vincent's, 4th Class, County Cork, 29 September 2017

'Every picture tells a story'

There once was a unicorn who had a best friend named Picklebob. The unicorn's name was Fluffy. She was super silly. 

One day, she decided that she wanted to fart out rainbows. That morning when she went to unicorn school, Mr McDonkey the teacher was mad at her for being late. She was late because she had been trying to fart all the way to school. Mr McDonkey said angrily, “you're late again, Fluffy!”

The Pickle Pals Adventure

​Kilcoole NS, 6th Class, County Wicklow, 28th September 2017

Once upon a time there was a pickle called Paul the Pickle. 

He lived in a universe called ‘The Kitchen’. 

Every night strange creatures would sneak into the kitchen and cook chicken wings. 

Lazy Conka and the Wibbly Wobbly Monster

St Michael’s National School, Longford, 4th Class, 27 September 2017

Lazy Conka the Monster lived in a dark, dark, dark cave. When people explored the cave, he always had to hide. 

One day, Lazy Conka saw a girl. He thought about leaving, but then he didn’t because she was eating chicken nuggets and he wanted some.

“Can I have some chicken nuggets?” asked Lazy Conka.

Speeder Man and The Baladas

​Ballyroan BNS, 3rd Class, County Wicklow, 27th September 2017

“Can I go to the toilet?” Speeder Man asked. 

He went into the toilet and felt something bite him. 

The next day when he was hanging out with his girlfriend in The Yellow House, he saw a wall and wanted to climb it. 

Broken Heart, Broken Shell

​Ballyboughal National School, 5th/6th Class, 26 September 2017

One summer day, Max woke up to scratching at his bedroom door.

He got out of bed, put on his slippers and went to the door. 

When he slowly opened the door, a big blue furry thing jumped on top of him. 

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. 

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