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

A Pig’s Dream

St Columba’s National School, Iona Road, Dublin 9, 4th Class, 23 May 2018

There once was a pig who wanted to go to the moon. His name was Baconator. 

He lived on Shorty Farm, the national pig farm in California.

He had one dream to fly to the moon but his nemesis the FARMER wouldn’t let him leave. 

Jonathon vs the fearsome iglig tribe

​Scoil Naomh Iosaf, County Wicklow, 3rd class

It was Monday morning in Hamsterville. 

Jonathon the jiggly blue alien woke up freezing from all the ice-cream he had eaten last night (he had puked it all up). 

He had some toast then went into the living room but felt really sad because he thought it was Christmas and there were no presents there.

Then his trusted friend Billy the cow said “Cheer up, I got some cheerios for you…(Fart noise).”

Shella Bella’s Revenge

St Joseph’s National School Derrywash, Castlebar, Co. Mayo, 4th, 5th & 6th Class

One snowy weekend, Shella Bella the Sheep went to visit Mindy the Collie at her home.

Pom-Pom the Poodle was also there, which put Mindy at ease.

Suddenly, Shella Bella burst through the door.

Snowy’s Big Break

​Cornanool National School, Castlebar, Co. Mayo

Cock-a-doodle-doo!

It was a nice sunny morning and Snowy the Lamb sprang from her straw bed.

Sarah the Farmer came to give the animals some food.

“Good morning Snowy,” said Sarah the Farmer. “What are you going to do today?”

Buzz goes the Fish

St. Kevin’s GNS, 6th class, County Wicklow, 22 May 2018

Chingchongkimshesugoytoyquando (aka Ching  the frog) was going to the shop to buy a Twix but got knocked down by a truck and got a flesh wound.  

He went to get his phone but it was gone. He remembered that the other day  Leonardo his friend had hugged him, but had probably not wanted a hug but actually stole his phone.

He sat up and started to butt scoot to Leonardo D’capri’suns man-cave.

The Last Pickle

​Scoil Naomh Iosaf, 4th class County Wicklow

One evening, in the sewers of New York, Dr. Figgsbottom and Zappydoodle the unicorn were playing cards. 

‘Where are my pickles?’’ yelled Dr. Figgsbottom.

‘‘Here’s a deal,’’ replied Zappydoodle. ‘‘If you win this game, you can have my jar of pickles.’’

The Slime Cat Rescue

St John Bosco Junior Boys School, Navan Road, Dublin 7, 1st Class, 21 May 2018

There was once a slime cat called Slimer, who lived on a farm in Slimerville in Slime World.

A UFO came down to capture all the farm animals. This was the first UFO they had ever seen.

Slimer saw the UFO coming and started digging an escape tunnel. After he had escaped, he decided to save his friends.

Leah the Alien

Fighting Words at ILF Dublin Party in the Park, 20 May 2018

Once upon a time, there was an alien called Leah, who was an orphan. 

She didn’t know where she came from. She really wanted to find her parents.

Leah was living on Earth, disguised as a human. When she was a baby, her parents sent her there with her twin brother Liam on an asteroid.

Talking Pizza goes to the moon

Fighting Words at, ILF Dublin Party in the Park, 20 May 2018

The Talking Pizza was really angry at Bob the sausage astronaut. Bob would not let the talking pizza go to the moon.

The Talking Pizza decided that he was going to secretly go anyway. He was going to make a homemade rocket ship.

His friend Mr Noodle came over to help him.

The Crazy Present

​Bealtaine Festival, Fighting Words & Silver Thread at CareChoice Nursing Home with St Francis of Assisi Primary School, Belmayne, 18 May 2018

It was the day after the twins’ birthday. Lily and Aaron were at their granny’s house beside the Phoenix Park.

Lily and Aaron were very excited. They ran inside the house, impatient for their birthday presents.

“What would you like to eat?” said Ann, their grandmother.

Trees

St Mary’s National School, COBH, 6th Class, County Cork, 18th  May 2018

I woke up and couldn't remember anything since I landed here, facing the moon. 

The first thing I could smell was a strong smell of smoke and the first thing I could see was what I thought was fog. 

Suddenly I caught a glimpse of the daunting, scary trees which reminded me of the setting of my father's death.

Two Things One World

Christian Brother's College Primary, 4th Class County Cork

Hi! This is Obby.

I am a shape shifting Obeleck. Curry and I want revenge and power. 

Curry is made out of  curry and I brought him to life using experimental potions.

Poor Old Larry

Dingle - Feile Na BealtaineScoil Ignaid Rís AND Bunscoil an Chlochair 6th Class

One day Brittany went to the garage with her dad.  They saw a red Nissan Micra and it was 70 years old and it have chrome printing saying ‘Betsy’ on the side. 

They looked in the boot and Larry the Lover was in there. 

After a while they went to the man at the counter and said “How much for the car?”

Toasted Terror

St.Patrick’s National School, Castleknock, 5th Class, 17th May 2018

Once upon a time there was a baker who made a loaf of bread. 

The baker had no friends, so he talked to his bread.  He named his loaf Fred.

One day, a fairy felt bad for Bob the baker and brought Fred to life.

The Spud and the Baboon

​Greystones ETNS, 6th Class, County Wicklow, 17 May 2018

A short time ago in a galaxy not very far away, a potato called Clout had a very good friend called MBlick.  MBlick was a baboon who liked trees.  

Clout didn’t like trees, because he thought they were mean.

When Clout was walking to the potato nightclub in Kenmare, he noticed that the trees were all taller than him and were always dropping acorns on his head.

The Terrible Toilet Seat

​Scoil Treasa, 3rd class, County Wicklow, 16th May 2018

My name is Tim, and I like potatoes. In my nightmares I always see myself getting stuck in toilets. 

My best friend is Mickey, who is a flying chicken nugget. I met him in KFC. 

He got jealous when he saw me talking to the burger, but Mickey never really minded because he always knew he was going to be my best friend.

Rex’s Adventures

​Scoil Cholmcille, 3rd class, County Wicklow, 15th May 2018

Once upon a time there was a part-human, part-dragon whose name was Rex. 

He lived in a cave on the side of the biggest volcano in the world. 

His best friend lived with him: she was a Rainbow Unicorn called Majestic.

Paddy the Pig

St Andrew’s NS, 2nd Class, County Wicklow, 14th May 2018

Once upon a time there was a pig named Paddy and his greatest wish was to be the best Irish dancer ever.

He lived on a farm and one day the farmer came out and screamed:

“Come and get some brunch. “

The Great Pickle Escape

St Patrick’s National School, Ardcath, Garristown, Co. Meath, 5/6th Class, 14 May 2018

Jimmy the Pickle looked up and all he could see was the lid of the jar. 

He had lived in a jar since he was bought from Picklevalu. Jimmy felt trapped and lonely.

He looked out of his jar and he saw a load of spoons. One spoon stood out, because it was old and rusty. Jimmy felt sorry for it.

Bunkle's Jail Break

Bray School Project, County Wicklow, 10th May 2018

One morning at 3 a.m. Chippy the chip man felt very sick. He was doing the marshmallow 3 a.m. challenge.

Bunkle the donkey was flying by when he saw Chippy getting sick through the window.

He tried to go in the window to help him but got stuck because he was so big.

Danger in Space

St Vincent de Paul Girls National School, Griffith Avenue, Dublin 9, 2nd Class, 10 May 2018

Once upon a time there was a girl named Tyler-Jones. 

Her dad worked at NASA and let her go into a rocket with her dog named Stars.

When Tyler-Jones pressed a red button, the rocket launched into space. 

The Middle Age Mystery

St Eithne’s Girls National School, Edenmore, 5th Class, 9 May 2018

In the dark horrible ages, there was a scream in the cave.

“Pelgah, where are you gone?” said Elghah. “It’s dinnertime.”

Elghah was inside her cave, making her dinner of dragon claw soup. There was a stony silence. 

Invisible Boy

St Eithne’s Girls National School, Edenmore, Dublin 5, 6th Class, 8 May 2018

Once upon a time there was a boy called Paul. He lived on a cruise ship with his best friend, Damo the Turtle.

One day, Damo fell off the side of the cruise ship. Paul dived in after him.

Damo was kidnapped by an electric seal and the cruise ship sailed away. 

Season 4

Sacred Heart SNS, 6th class, County Wicklow, 3rd May 2018

“Why did you get me into trouble and push me into that bookshelf?” Derek said.

“Cos I hate you and you’re a disgrace!” 

Outside the window there were asteroids falling and night time was coming very quick.

The Big Quest

St John Bosco Junior Boys School, Navan Road, Dublin 7, 1st Class, 3 May 2018

One day there was a huge hive. Horn the Hornet flew in and saw the Queen Hornet of England.

“How do you do?” the queen hornet said.

“I’m well. How do you do too?” asked Horn.

Attack of the Cheese Grater

Gorey ETNS, 5th class, County Wicklow, 2nd May 2018

In the restaurant of the L.A. Aquarium, Dairy the Cheesewheel man was sitting having his lunch.

On his way out he bumped into a dolphin.  They apologised to each other:

“Sorry, how’s it going, I’m the Cheesewheel man”

The Missing Potato

St.Marnock’s Primary School, Portmarnock, 3rd Class, 2nd May 2018

One day, Jim the Potato was sick. He was in his bed and feeling helpless and weak. His potato skin was peeling off!

Billy the Superhero Mouse was out fighting evil robots, and he could sense that his best friend Jim, was sick.

Billy wished he had teleportation powers but instead he had to kick off the robots and he rushed to find his friend.

Odd adventures

Wicklow ETNS, 3rd class, 1st May 2018

Once upon a time, Jeff the unichick fish went for lunch in McDonalds.

The waiter in McDonalds was a flying llama named Mrs Percy. 

When Jeff was eating his chips he got a glimpse of some ice cream.

The Lost Dolphin

Presentation Primary School, Warrenmount, Dublin 8, 3rd Class, 1 May 2018

Once upon a time there were two girls named Rosie and Lila. 

They fell into the sea. Rosie became a dolphin and Lila became a mermaid.

One day Lila was playing in her back yard. Then, she swam with her pets to her friend, Rosie the Dolphin’s house to play with her.

Booboo and his big-butterd Christmas

St Patrick’s NS, Greystones, 3rd class, County Wicklow, 30th April 2018

Once upon a time, at Christmas, Booboo Butt the Hippo wished he had a big-butted Christmas

He was standing in a big zoo cage. He really liked the cage but he wished that his best friend, Gilbert Smeg-Phart, a wrinkly old egg could be there too.

The one thing he didn’t like about his cage was the person who cleaned it, Derek the old man.

Breadman vs. Gingerbread Man

Our Lady Immaculate Senior National School, Darndale, 3rd Class, 30 April 2018

Chocolate Spread, the President of Bread, lived in the White Chocolate House. 

The paint was made out of white chocolate and the ceilings were made out of pancakes.

One day, the doorbell rang and it was Breadman. 

Mr. Bulldog

St.Colmcille’s Junior National School, Knocklyon, 2nd Class, 26th April 2018

Once upon a time Mr. Bulldog went for a walk. 

He tripped over into a puddle, and saw his reflection.

“Hello” said Mr. Bulldog.

Oswald and the Giant Fat Tabby Cat

Wicklow Montessori, 1st, 2nd and 3rd class, 25th April 2018

Once upon a time there was a mouse called Oswald.  He lived in an alley in a small hole inside a sculpture.  

It was a sculpture of the Eiffel Tower!  The alley way was very clean because Oswald kept it clean by eating all the crumbs.

Oswald had a friend, a girlfriend.  She was called Milly.

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