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

Attack of the Fingers

St Francis Junior National School, Priorswood, 2nd Class, 17 April 2018

There once was a little squid called Harry. His best friend was DJ Dog - Harry loved him. Harry and DJ Dog lived in a cave.

One day, Harry and DJ Dog went to see Justin Bieber. Suddenly, evil fingers came into the crowd and attacked!

DJ Dog started to bark but Harry got scared. Harry closed his eyes and wished he had wings.

The Sassy Sausage Revolution

Our Lady of Lourdes, 5th Class, County Cork 16 April 2018

It was a Friday evening when Christopher the Cheese first came to the big fridge, he was bought from the shop by the evil Mr. Loaf.

Mr. Loaf was very indecisive about what cheese to buy. 

Christopher the Cheese was quite distressed on the way home as he was being squished by Mairead the Milk and the sausages in the bag. 

Mermaid Mayhem

St. Thomas’ SNS, 4th class, County Wicklow,16th April 2018

Once there was a mermaid called Mary. She lived under a broken boat under the sea.

Her best friend was a rock called “Da Big Guy”.

They were playing fin-ball with a pearl in the coral stadium.

Bob and the Terrible Wish

Our Lady of Victories BNS, Ballymun, 4th Class, Monday 16th April 2018

Bob the Potato and his best friend, Baby Potato, had been stranded on the island of Ireland. 

They were living on a farm, with a farmer, but they wanted to run away.

They tried to climb a tree in Dublin to collect coconuts but Baby Potato fell and luckily Bob caught him.

Pandacorn’s Big Adventure

Galway Educate Together National School, 4th Class, 13 April 2018

Pandacorn was walking down Rainbow Lane and spotted a lion. The lion’s name was Fred.

“What’s up?” asked Pandacorn.

Fred started to drool and sang a song: “I woke up this morning and sat on a log. 

The Adventures of Supercat

Galway Educate Together National School, 4th Class, 13 April 2018

Supercat was out and about one day and found some magical milk.  

When she drank it, she suddenly felt powerful, so powerful that no other cat could defeat her.

Supercat ran to tell her best friend, Mango.  She couldn’t find him, but saw a note instead.

Small Dog, Big Dreams

Sunday's Well NS,  County Cork, 13th April 2018

Once there was a little pug called Chico. He was cuddly, sporty, playful, and a tiny bit lazy. He was the size of a pin. 

His dream was to be rich and get a Lamborghini. He had a best friend whose name was Paddy and he was an Irish dog that did Irish dancing. 

But there was one things that always got in his way: KITTENS! 

Chico always talked to Paddy about his dream. “I wish I had a Lamborghini. 

Giggilo and Fifi's Adventure

Bray School Project, 2nd Class, County Wicklow,12th April 2018

Once upon a time in the year five billion and fifty there was a rabbit called Giggilo. 

One morning they woke up and saw friend Fifi at the window.

“wake up lazy bones” Fifi shouted, “ you’re gonna be late for school, and  there is show and tell today”.

Pete the potato

​Scoil Chualann, 4th class, County Wicklow, 11th April 2018

Once upon a time Pete the Potato met his best friend Spaghettio the Mafia boss who was working at the Couch Potato Company. 

Pete’s greatest wish was to join this company and finally he had a chance. 

Spaghettio came with Pete Potato to the interview, but on his way in he fell on his face and smashed a window which caused him to go back in time. 

Mushy the Mushroom

Bayside Senior School, Dublin 13, 4th Class, 11 April 2018

Mushy the mushroom woke up in his hole in the forest.

Mushy’s best friend Joe the hedgehog came by every Saturday to watch the Olympics.

One Saturday, Mushy and Joe were watching the Olympics and spotted Derek, the evil potato, competing in the hammer throw.

Cookie’s Ketchup Escape

Wicklow ETNS, 3rd class, County Wicklow, 10th April 2018

Cookie’s big dream is to jump off a giraffe’s head.

Unfortunately the boss in the dreaded ketchup factory is trying to stop him.

One day, while he was walking down the road, he saw a pineapple sitting on a branch in a tree and a vicious dog chasing it.

Gally and the Big Oopzie Doopzie

North Dublin National School Project, Whitehall, Dublin 9, 6th Class, 10 April 2018

Gally, the purple flying turtle, was flying through the air at 100 miles per hour when suddenly an airplane soared by.

Gally got scared and plummeted to the ground. He fell onto a sandy beach and from that moment on, Gally hated heights. 

He was very dazed and when he looked up he saw a big red hippo.

The Magic Pig

St Colmcille’s Junior National School, Knocklyon, 2nd Class, 9 April 2018

Once upon a time, there was a thunderstorm and clowns were running everywhere. Starlet the unicorn was very scared.

Starlet was in her house. Bastian the robot called in from next door to see if she was okay.

“Help!” Starlet said. “There’s a clown in the other house next door!”

Jimmy's Great Space Adventure

Padre Pio, County Cork, 23 March 2018

There once was a turtle and he had no friends. His name was Jimmy the Talking Turtle. 

One day he went to McDonalds and he got some chicken nuggets. 

He particularly picked out one chicken nugget from the box. That chicken nugget randomly started talking!

The Dirty Night

St Mary’s JNS, Blessington, 2nd class, County Wicklow, 22nd March 2018

One dirty night Laura the Bin was talking to Ben the Blue Bin. 

“I don’t know what it’s like to be a human but I really really want to” whispered Laura. 

“But if you’re a person there’s so many I won’t notice you anymore” explained Ben in a shout. 

The Pig and the Genie

St.Colmcilles Junior National School, Knocklyon, 2nd Class, Thursday 22 March, 2018.

Once upon a time, there was a pig called Loopy. He lived in the backyard of a mansion.

One day, he was crying because his girlfriend broke up with him.

“I wish I could have…” Loopy was saying to himself when, suddenly, a Genie appeared.

British Bacon meets his biggest fear

​Brittas Bay NS, 3rd Class, County Wicklow, 21st March 2018

One day, there was a pig called British Bacon, who was hungry.  

He was really tempted to eat himself!  But his best friend, Cabbage Patch, the crash landing panda fell on top of him and shouted “Don’t eat yourself, I’ll buy you a nice piece of cake”

“Get off me!  Pick on someone your own size” said British Bacon.

The Magical Quest of Fred the Dragon

​Straffan National School, Straffan, Co. Kildare, 4th Class, 21 March 2018

It was a boring day. Fred the Dragon was in his cave. He was taking a cave shower, thinking about how he would treat his assistant if he had one. 

He would treat his assistant like a friend to make sure he didn’t go away.

From the outside, the cave looked like a scary place that no one would dare enter. But on the inside, it was a nice cosy home.

Galaxy and the War of Nunn

St Thomas’ JNS, 2nd class, County Wicklow, 20th March 2018

Once upon a time, Galaxy the magical unicorn-cat-dragon met Rainbow the magical dog. 

They lived in a magical land called Rainbow Town. One day Nunn the Devil came to town and attacked. 

Galaxy and Rainbow made a plan to defeat Nunn the Devil.

The Headless Pigeon

Francis Street CBS, Dublin 8, 4th Class, Tuesday 20th March, 2018.

A long time ago, in a place very small, there was a pigeon with no head. 

His name was Pecky. He had a pet friend named Coco, the psychic dog. 

They lived in a dumpster on the road.

Flipper's Adventure

Cloghroe National School, 4th Class, County Cork, 16th March 2018

Once upon a time there was a penguin named Flipper. He lived in the South Pole. 

He really wanted to be able to swim properly. Flipper was a very lonely penguin. 

He wanted a friend more than anything. Then one day, he met Fin the Dolphin. 

The Lost Dog

Sacred Heart JNS, 2nd class, County Wicklow, 15th March 2018

Bella, the Fairy was born in 2016, but she was also born in 1991, to be specific March 15th.

She lived in a Princess Palace, a palace with a difference. There were knights protecting the castle. 

One of them had a black spirit, and he was called The Black Knight.

The Great Chicken Escape

St Francis Xavier Junior National School, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15, 2nd Class, 15 March 2018

One day Mr Piggy was playing with Mr Pepperoni at the swimming pool on the farm where they lived.

They were having a good time until Mr Piggy saw a group of chickens at the other end of the pool. 

The chickens saw Mr Piggy and Mr Pepperoni.

The Killer Vet

​Brittas Bay NS, 5th and 6th class, County Wicklow, 14th March 2018

“Ruffy Ruffy, I don’t know what to do” said Sergio Biscuits to his best friend. “We have to go to the vet, you’ve broken your leg”   

Sergio Biscuits hopped on his moped and squeezed Ruffy Ruffy into the sidecar.

But the sidecar fell off and Ruffy Ruffy broke another leg!  

Mr Cranky Changes

St Thomas’ JNS, 2nd class, County Wicklow, 13th March 2018

Once upon a time there was a man called Mr Cranky. He didn’t like kids. 

His biggest dream was for all kids to go away. Whenever he sees a kid he screams, “Where’s Mommy?” 

Whenever he visits his best friend Mr Chomp the Crocodile he says, “Why does there have to be kids in this world?”

Ghaidie vs Mr Moustache

St Colmcille’s Boys National School, Swords, 3rd/4th Class, 13 March 2018

Ghaidie, the superhero detective, protects the city.

When he was younger, Ghaidie always wished to protect the people of the city.

One day an evil potato called Mr Moustache came to town.

Gary and the Missing Human

St Joseph's National School 2nd Class, County Cork, 12 March 2018

One day in the imaginary land there was a guy called Gary and his best friend was Pugba. 

Gary was a person who was very skinny and he was bald and he had the letter B on his head. 

He follows Liverpool  in the real world and Pugba follows Manchester United.  

The Legend of Jim the Cheetah

North Monastery School, 5th class, County Cork 12 March 2018 

Jim the cheetah was born in 1902. When he was 5 years old he was bullied in school and he met Daly the lion. 

At the school made of bamboo they learned how to be faster than other animals, they learned how to survive in the wild and they learned how to hunt. 

Jim wasn't very good at those things, so everyday Daly helped him get better.

Back To The Jungle

​Gaelscoil Bhaile Munna, Ballymun, 3rd Class, 12th March 2018

One day, Spotty the Giraffe was going to get food in the zoo.

Suddenly, he saw a lion next to him. The lion saw Spotty and started to growl at him. 

Spotty felt petrified because his greatest fear was lions.

The Holy Spaghett Bowl

Cork Educate Together, 6th Class, County Cork, 9th March 2018

Wan Chong Chang didn't know what to do. Jim the Talking Sandwich was staring at him. 

The Talking Toilet had warned Chang that Jim was dangerous.

Unaware of what Jim  was capable of, Chang screamed helplessly;

Colour Wins The Race

Children In Hospital Ireland Our Lady’s Hospital, Crumlin, 9 March 2018

Once upon a time, there was a rainbow unicorn called Colour. Her best friend was a horse called John.

One day, they were walking on the beach in Bettystown when they saw a wolf. They got a fright and started running.

John the horse was faster than Colour.

Mr Grumpy and the Evil Spider

​Scoil Chiaráin CBS, Donnycarney, 2nd Class, 8 March 2018

In the smelliest house in the world, there lived a man named Mr Grumpy and his wife named Mrs Grumpy.

Usually, it was peaceful on a Tuesday… but on this Tuesday! It was Pancake Day and Mr and Mrs Grumpy don’t like pancakes. 

They were fired from their jobs at The Pancake House because they don’t like pancakes.

Friendship vs Football

Brittas Bay NS, 4th/5th class, County Wicklow, 7th March 2018

Once there was a boy called Seinna. He lived in Chesterfield. 

Having been at Man United for 2 years he was excited to get a transfer offer from Man City.

Seinna had one problem. 

The Winning Puppy

​Réalt na Mara Girls National School, Drogheda, 2nd Class, 7 March 2018

Once upon a time there was a puppy called Sprinkle and she lived in Castle Glen.  

Sprinkle was looking for an owner because she didn’t have one.

On the day her story begins, Sprinkle was playing on the green and she saw a little girl called Sunny.  

Magekka’s Big Secret

​Scoil Thomáis, Laurel Lodge, Castleknock, Dublin 15, 4th Class, 6 March 2018

Once upon a time there lived a wizard named Magekka. 

He lived at the bottom of the big dark woods in a castle surrounded by a big swamp.

Magekka’s greatest fear was magic.

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