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

Liz and her Adventure

Bunscoil na Toirbhirte, 3rd Class, Fighting Words Cork 20 October 2020

She was born in Space and then she moved to a different country. The girl’s name was Liz. She wanted to be rich because she is poor.

She didn’t have that much money and she wanted to take care of her family. 

She had horns and they were curling around her ears. 

Woof the Dog’s Adventure

St. Fiachra’s JNS 2nd Class, 19th October 2020

Once upon a time there was a dog named Woof and he met his friend named Daisy. 

And there was another friend dog named Lucy. They ran away to the museum of gold. 

After they finished going to the museum of gold, they went back home and they played all day. 

Chunky the monkey and Shakie the snakeys’ great adventure

St. Fiachra’s JNS - 2nd Class, 16th October 2020

Chunky the monkey and his best friend Shakie the snakey were walking down the street. 

Chunky received a note that two years from now the oof army would come to battle him. 

Chunky was very worried. They tried to find a place to hide from the army. Chunky and Shakie went to the army to steal an army boat from their secret base. 

Tiddle and Pierre Saves Cane

St. Attracta's, 2nd Class Fighting Words Wicklow, 14 October 2020

Once upon a time there was a dog called Cane. He was fluffy and brown. His best friend was Tiddle the dog.

One day Cane and Tiddle were watching a movie on the couch in Cane’s house. The movie starred Pierre the Lizard. It was really funny.

Suddenly, they heard a noise outside.

The Dog that Defeated Evil

Central Model Senior School, 3rd Class, 14th October 2020

Once upon a time there was a dog braver than any other dog, Barky the Greyhound and he had a best friend, Sparky the White Hound and he was afraid of a mean cat. 

When the cat came across the road, Barky would always hide. 

One day, Barky’s owner, Lissa bought the mean and black cat as a pet. The name of the cat was Darkness. 

The Adventures of Woody the Flying Table & a Potato

Gaelscoil Ui Cheadaigh, Bray. 6th Class, Fighting Words Wicklow 13th October 2020

I woke up and my family were gone. I looked out the window to see them in the garden beside a for sale sign. This is not a normal story… beware.

I saw lumberjacks looking to buy the tables. My greatest fear was someone or something looking to buy my family. 

As my mother was being thrown on the back of the truck, I heard her scream my name but there was nothing I could do.

Deflating Dude and His Mom

St. Fiacra’s SNS, 6th class, 12th October 2020

One Saturday at 2:30 Jack and his best friend, his Mom, Karen, were working out in the gym. 

Jack was busy lifting weights while Karen was too busy screaming at someone who took the bench press.

Jack decided to move on to the rowing machine but he was so muscular that when he touched it, it came off the floor boards. 

Doge’s Revenge

St. Attracta’s, 2nd Class, Fighting Words Wicklow, 7th October 2020

Doge the dog and Ice Head were walking along the road, they were best friends.

“What do you want to do today?” said Doge the dog.

“Let’s go get ice cream,” said Ice Head.

The Great Escape

St. John the Baptist BNS, 2nd Class, 5th October 2020

Once upon a time there was a dragon called Kaomoji and his best friend was called Bob the Dog. 

One day when he was looking for food, a human caught him. 

The human brought him to an arena where he had to fight other animals. 

The Cranky Sketcher Man

Scoil Grainne, 5th class, 30th September 2020

Mr. McCorey lived in a mansion on top of a hill. He was sixty-two years old. 

He lived with his sister. She lived in the bottom of the house and he lived on the top. 

Mr. McCorey was cranky because his sister lived with him. If she ever went to his floor he gave out to her. 

Lulu and Lola

Central Model Senior School, 3rd class, 28th September 2020

Once upon a time Lola the Fairy Dog was wearing a coconut and she was playing video games. 

She didn’t know she was a fairy dog. 

She had turned into a fairy when Fury the Bear attacked the village.

The Great Escape

St. Vincent’s Girls National School, Glasnevin, 4th Class, 25th September 2020

One day, Joe the prisoner found a loose brick under the toilet seat and managed to get out of prison.

After he got out, Joe went to get some money to get new clothes so the Gardaí wouldn’t know that he was a prisoner. 

Then he went to the hairdresser to get a new haircut to hide his identity. After that, he bought some makeup to hide his tattoos.

Pinky’s Revenge

St. Fiachra’s SNS, 6th class, 21st September 2020

One dark and stormy night, Pinky the Marshmallow was walking down the road. 

Suddenly, someone randomly picked him up and put him in the bin. 

“I never saw this strange fate coming,” thought Pinky.

Chief and The Ostrich

By Shonagh Purcell Tobin

once upon a time there was a dog called Chief. Chief was a lonely dog he had no friends. 

So one day he decided to go out on his scooter and find some dog friends. 

When chief was looking for some friends he spotted an ostrich and he thought that it was a bit strange to see an Ostrich just wandering around like that! 

So Chief decided to go over to the ostrich and try and  make friends with the ostrich. 

Why We Should Stop Using Diesel Cars!

By Ryan, age 9 – Co. Kildare

Hello, my name is Ryan and I think it is outrageous that diesel cars were ever made. They produce emissions, they use fossil fuels and they negatively affect the environment.

Firstly, diesel emissions contribute to the development of cancer, cardiovascular and respiratory health effects, the pollution of air, water and soil, reductions in visibility and global climate change. 

Kora’s Story

By Kora, age 8 - Belfast

Sophia was picking flowers in a beautiful farm and singing to the animals on the farm. Her best friend was called Denny the sausage dog. She had a secret admirer who watched her from a distance as she sang to the animals. His name was Conor.

One day Conor was very brave and visited the farm to talk to the girl he had watched for so long. After a week or so of Conor visiting Sophia, they became very close. However, the evil Maritha was watching their love grow and became very jealous of the beautiful Sophia and her new friend.

Stan The Flying Man

By Kyle, Age 9 – Co. Meath

One day Stan was driving and he found a bird on the road whose wings were not working so Stan brought it back to his house.

He used an old box to make a home for the injured bird and put some bread and water in it.

After a few days, the bird got better and could now fly. The bird flew onto Stan’s head and flew away.

Where’s Our Future

Mahi Panguluru, age 11, Co. Dublin

People say "you're good at art" you should be an artist someday

My brain starts thinking excessively and I don't know what to say

Right now, there's Coronavirus but how am I to know. What the future holds for me I don't know where to go

Zamptine

Scríofa ag Diarmuid, Rang 2

Roghnaigh and t-uachtarán Micheal D. Higgins mé le turas a thógáil chomh fada leis an bplainéad Mars. Bhí mé ag dul ar an turas le séisear spásaire eile. Bhí tús curtha leis an gcomhaireamh síos 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 éirí ó thalamh!!!

Bhí an cúrsa socraithe againn do Mars ach bhí mífheidhmiú ann.   Chuireamar ár roicéad i dtír ar phláinéid aisteach agus an t-aon rud a bhí muid in ann a fheicéil ná muca.  

Hawaii -Táimid ar ár mBealach

ó Diarmuid, Aois 9, Co. Roscomáin

Fadó , fadó bhí frog beag bídeach ann darbh ainm Jim-Jim. Bhí Jim Jim ag iarraidh dul go dtí Hawaii. Bhí sé ag iarraidh dul ansin mar bhí an ghrian i gcónaí ag scoilteadh na gcloch i Hawaii de réir na scéalta a bhí cloiste aige. Bhí fadhb amháin ag Jim-Jim áfach. Níor thaitin sé leis a bheith ag eitilt ar eitleán.

Bhí cara amháin ag Jim-Jim. Seanfhear a bhí ann darbh ainm Frainc. Fear stuama a bhí ann. Lá amháin chuaigh Jim-Jim chuig Frainc agus chuir sé ceist air. “

 

Corona zombies

By Cillian Ó Tuathaigh, 12 Co. Phort Láirge

One day, Jason was sitting at his desk at school when the teacher made an announcement that would change his life.

“Class, I think you’ll want to hear this.” He was tuned in on the radio to a broadcast by Leo Varadkar.

“Today we will be shutting schools down for a period of time that could extend to beyond the school year due to Covid-19,” announced Leo, “We will advise people on staying at home and washing their hands frequently.”

Bob an Liathróid

ó Chormac, Aois 11, Co. Roscomáin

Fadó, fadó bhí liathróid ann. Bob an t-ainm a bhí ar an liathróid.  Bhí sé ag iarraidh óir. Bhí sé beo bocht. Níor thaitin ceol ar chor ar bith leis. Aon am a chuala sé ceol ní raibh sé in ann bogadh.  Lá amháin bhuail sé lena chara Mixie. Bhí Mixie ag bogadh chomh mall le sloth mar pheann luaidhe a bhí ann.

“Tá plean agam,” a scread Bob in ard a chinn is a ghutha, “plean chun a bheith chomh saibhir le rí”. “Cad é?” a cheistigh Mixie. “ Tá mé chun …..” 

My Two Worlds

By Lauren Lalor, age 11 - Cork

I was lucky that I lived by the sea. It meant I could be a schoolgirl by day and a mermaid at night.

Nobody would believe me if I told them about my life under the water with the jellyfish, Dorky the seahorse, Jim the Shark, Rory the Crab. My whole gang were down there, my underwater family.

A Quark called Jake

By Jake Murray, Donegal age 12

Once upon a time there was three brother quarks, Jake, Jamie and Luke.

They were going on a trip to their favourite place in the whole world, the Large Hadron Collider. They were entering a competition to be smashed there. They were all so excited but,none more so than Jake. He was so excited that he could be famous just like his hero Stephen Quirking.

So, when they arrived, Jake, Jamie and Luke unpacked their stuff at the hotel and went off.

Homemade Teacher

For the past few days, no schoolwork has come through for my siblings. So my mum had this “genius” idea that I could actually “teach” my them.

At first I thought it was a good idea because I didn’t have anything better to do (except schoolwork) and my mum said she would pay me, so I was all set. But when it came to actually “teach” them, things turned out not the way I wanted it to.

Beating Records

By Michael Delaney

Chapter 1: A Dog's Dinner

Boom! There I was in the Smiley Faces care home with all the other orphans, scrubbing the master’s dishes. I was with my friends, Marvin and Patrick.

“Did you ever know your parents?” Patrick questioned.

“No, my only relatives live in South Africa…I wish I lived with them” I said wistfully

 

The Tale of The Mysterious Girl

By Juliette Whitty age 9, County Kildare 

One fine day a girl named Milly woke up in the basement of her house, because that was her room. It was cold, dark and damp with no lovely pictures on the walls or even have bright pretty curtains, as what would be the point of that without a window for them to be placed?

Milly’s parents were horrid to her,  they made her home-school herself,  not let her play with anyone or anything.

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The Killer Potato

St Mary’s JNS Blessington, Co. Wicklow. 2nd class, 4th May 2017 

Once upon a time there was a normal potato who had radioactive milk spilled on him and he turned into an evil potato. 

His name was Mr Killer Potato.

Chucky the pig was his best friend and was unaware that Mr Potato had turned evil.

Drake and his jockey

​Scoil Cholmcille, 5th Class, County Wicklow, 3rd May 2017 

Drake, a dark horse, woke up and went downstairs to get his breakfast.  

He threw the table out the window because that day he found out he had been adopted.  

He had been chatting to Conor the sheep, his mum, and she let it slip out!  

Bob’s Life

​Scoil Cholmcille​, 5th Class, County Wicklow, 2nd May 2017 

Once upon a time there was a 27 year-old leprechaun called Bob. 

He lived in a magical valley called Glencree. 

He went to Duffy’s pub every week to try to find a “mott.” 

Sparkles’ Revenge

​Scoil Cholmcille, Ballybrack, 4th Class, County Wicklow, 26th April 2017

Sparkles the Unicorn woke up in dangerous fear as Lily, the walking bush, was knocking at her window.  

Lily enjoyed her summer holidays by scaring Sparkles every morning!  

Sparkles ran downstairs to get a hedge cutter. 

Into the Woods

St Mary’s NS Blessington, 2nd Class, County Wicklow, 25th April 2017

One day a little girl called Molly went into the woods with her best friend, Nightmare Fred.

Molly was talking to Nightmare Fred. 

“Do you want to go and play?” she said. 

The 24hr Trial

St Patricks, 4-6th Class, County Wicklow, 6th April 2017

There once was a Kangamoose called cushion.  His best mate was Harold the pig.  

He lived in the land of the Mookangas and always wished he could be a Mookanga too.  

His destiny was to become a Mookanga, like a caterpillar turns into a butterfly. But it’s taking ages.  

JJ and the Golden Microphone

Nun’s Cross NS, 2nd Class, County Wicklow, 4th April 2017

Once upon a time there was a DJ called JJ. He was away on a trip to New York and there he met a lion.

“My name is Smarty Pants, I run around the streets of New York jumping into trash bags,” said the lion. 

“What do you eat?” said JJ. 

The Amazing Meatball

​Brittas Bay National School, 2nd Class, County Wicklow, 29 March 2017

Meaty the meatball got beaten up! 

Then Skinny Spaghetti, his best friend, came in and wrapped his legs around Apple Pie, the bad guy, and threw him off the building. 

Apple Pie fell onto a trampoline and bounced back up! 

Aliana’s Journey

​Brittas Bay NS, 4th class, County Wicklow, 15th March 2017

One day, Aliana Flame was walking through the woods, with her pet wolf, Nom-nom when another wolf jumped out and then ran away in five seconds.  

Her eyes followed the wolf and then she saw the wolf fall off a bridge.  

Part of Aliana wanted to see if the wolf was ok and another part thought it might be part of a trap.  

 

George vs Bob and the Juicer

St. Brigids National School, County Wicklow, 2nd 3rd and 4th Class 09 March 2017

Once upon a time George the walking talking orange fell off the counter.  

Bob, the apple on the counter, pushed him over.  

George was rolling over on the kitchen floor and then he saw the family dog, Billy.  

Super Rashers

Brittas Bay National School, County Wicklow, 3rd class, 08 March 2017

Once upon a time there was a big fat flying pig called Rashers and his best friend Milky Way the cow. 

Even though Milky Way was Rasher’s best friend he always tried to eat him. 

Milky Way’s father is called Steaky and he wants to eliminate pigs from the world. 

Mack McTrigger, Secret Agent

St. Mary’s JNS, Blessington, County Wicklow, 2nd Class, 07 March 2017

Once upon a time there was an agent called Mack Mc Trigger and he had a pistol in his hand. 

Mack Mc Trigger’s greatest wish was to be able to teleport.

His arch nemesis James Blond was able to teleport and he was a better agent than Mack. 

​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.  

Wrong is not Right

Our Lady of the Wayside, Kilternan, County Wiclow, 31 January 2017 

It was a glum and wet day in the centre of China, and a bully had just chased Da-kumi. 

Since it was so dark, Da-kumi asked his friend, Jimothy the Rat who had radioactive powers, to glow.

Jimothy had low batteries, though, so couldn’t glow.

Fozzy and Gizmo Down Under

​Kilcoole Primary School, County Wicklow, 6th Class 26 January 2017

Once upon a time, when the world was ruled by man-eating dinosaurs, Fozzy and Gizmo went to Pizza Hut. 

Soon the city is going to be taken over by crocodiles.

It started raining headless chickens. 

Kevin and Barbara's Quest

St. Fergal’s, 5th Class, County Wicklow, 18 January 2017

Kevin the uni-chicken went to KFC and met his friend Barbara the spying fly. 

“Why are we here?” Kevin asked Barbara.

Barbara said, “Because your old friend Porky from the farmyard died here. We’re here for his funeral.”

You are Bacon!!

St. Mary’s/St. Gerard’s N.S. County Wicklow, 4th Class 17 January 2017

There once was a pig called Gizmo, whose greatest wish was some pink underwear. 

He was on his way to the shop when he passed the butcher’s. 

Bob the Butcher came out with a knife.

Tony’s adventures

St Andrew’s NS, Bray, County Wicklow 2nd Class, 7th December 2016

Once upon a time there was a flying cub lion with angel wings. He was called Tony.  

Tony had a best friend who was Joe, the flying piece of bacon.

One day, Tony went to Tesco’s to buy some bacon to feed to Joe.  

The Moustache Shaver

​Wicklow ETNS, County Wicklow, 4th class, 06 December 2016

Once upon a time there was a man called Mr. Wiggle Moustache who lived in a cottage in the woods. 

He lived with his best friend Jeff the cool footballer.

He lived in a forest on top of a rainbow where there were pink fluffy unicorns dancing on it. 

Clyde’s Big Escape

Jonathan Swift NS, Dunlavin, County Wicklow, 3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th, 24 November 2016

Clyde the Kitten is in the street feeling lonely and wishing for a family. 

He sees someone eating a hot-dog so jumps up to get the hot-dog off him. 

The hot-dog turns out to be magical and it teleports Clyde to the Candy Kingdom.

Azure Jenkins and the Lost Stone

St Andrew’s NS, County Wicklow, 5th Class, 23rd November 2016

In a little cottage, in a really deep forest in Co. Wicklow, Alisia Crotchet came over and then she blew up the cottage. 

She blew up the house and then Paddy the Troll, from a different part of the forest, saw the smoke rising; he went over to see what had gone wrong. 

When he went over he saw a dead body lying on the floor. 

Half way there

​Blessington no 1 NS, County Wicklow, 5th & 6th Class, 22nd November 2016

As Dave left the room he realised he had to go to the shop because he had run out of peanuts. 

When he was in the shop he saw a magazine with the moon on it and thought it was pretty. 

He realised he forgot his wallet and he had to go back home. 

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