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

Snowy and the Skeleton

Our Lady of Consolation NS, Donneycarney, 1st class, 19th November 2018

Once upon a time, Sam the Skeleton met a bunny called Snowy.

So Snowy introduced himself to Sam and he said, “Hi, I’m Snowy.” They took a selfie together.

Snowy and Sam decided to go get ice-cream together in the shop. 

The Wolf, the spud and the spoon

Gorey ETNS​ 5th Class, County Wicklow, 14th November 2018

One spring day in 2019, Umi had to move in with her auntie and uncle because her parents  had neglected her.  

She didn’t like them but she liked her auntie and uncle because of where they lived and their personalities.

But one night, when she was going to bed she dreamed about going into the forest. 

Bob Jefferson and the Veggie

Ratoath Senior National School, Ratoath​, 3rd Class, 13th November 2018

Once upon a time there was Tic Tac called Bob Jefferson. He met a blob called Brice the Slime Ball.

Bob pressed a big red button and it began to rain cookies. One cookie hit him in the head and Bob was knocked out cold. 

When Bob woke up, he saw a carrot right in his face. While Bob was asleep, he saw Slime Ball dancing. 

The Breakfast Buddies

Scoil Chaitríona, Renmore, Co. Galway, 5th Class, 9 November 2018

Warren the Waffle is in the gym. He’s running on the treadmill and in walks in Pancake Paddy.

“Where’s my maple syrup?” says Paddy the Pancake.

“I don’t know. I think Barry Bread stole it,” Warren replies.

The Gummy Wish & Adventures

Scoil Chaitríona, Renmore, Co. Galway, 6th Class, 9 November 2018

Once upon a time there was a shop where a gummy bear lived. His name was Alex.

Alex was walking around town when he saw a wiener dog. He was terrified. 

As Alex was running away, from the wiener dog, was was swept up into a rubbish bin.

Aoife’s Trip to New York

Brothers of Charity, Waterford, 9 November 2018

Aoife was working at the gym. She was a fitness coach and she was working with a client. 

It was the client’s first time at the gym and she was a bit nervous.

“I’m feeling a bit nervous,” said the client whose name was Jessica.

Doodle Bob and his doodles

Powerscourt NS, 3rd & 4th Class, County Wicklow, 8th November 2018

Not very long ago somewhere on Neptune-Doodle Bob was swimming in the sea and he met a baby octopus.

“Hello Squiggle” said Doodle Bob. 

“Hello to you too”, said Squiggle. “What have you been doing Doodle Bob?”

Pablo and Juan’s Great Adventure

Gorey ETNS​, 5th class, County Wicklow, 7th November 2018

Once upon a time, a man called Juan, was building a house.  He looked around and saw a squirrel.

“Oh, you’re a pleasant looking squirrel, I’m going to call you Plonky!”  Juan said throwing him a few peanuts.

But just then he saw a flying brick that hit the squirrel and injured it.

The Flying Banana

Scoil Thomáis, Castleknock​, 4th Class, 7 November 2018

Joe the Banana was in bed. When he woke up, he attempted to fly. 

He started off small by jumping off his bed, but he just plopped on the ground. 

Next he tried to fly by jumping off the roof off his banana bungalow, but that didn’t work either.

Boxing for Love

St Francis Senior National School, Coolock​, 4th Class, 6 November 2018

Once upon a time, Fred the Clown was in the circus and he saw someone called Melissa the Clown. 

They went for tea. And at the café, a kangaroo showed up with boxing gloves.

When the kangaroo came in, Fred the Clown started to get a little nervous. The kangaroo wanted to start a boxing match.

A Llama’s Dream

St Fiachra’s SNS​, 6th Class, 5th November 2018

Larry the Llama was a pink and purple llama whose greatest wish was to live in a rainbow.

He lived in a cottage made of cheese, called Cottage Cheese. 

The one thing that was blocking Larry from accomplishing his dream was Apple the Lemon, who owned most of the rainbows in the world.

Catch that Chicken!

Creative Writing Workshop, Homeschooling Group, 1 November 2018

The mutant cyborg shape-shifting chicken was on a mission.

He was trying to scrounge enough change for a hot chocolate. He wanted marshmallows.

Boomer Spinball M didn’t know he could shape-shift, otherwise he would’ve turned into a mouse to get a better view.

Valerie Blue’s Secret Mission

St Kevin’s, Tarahill​, 5th class, County Wicklow, 25th October 2018

I was in a horrible dream with zombie leprechauns. It was blurry, but I remember them all screaming my name: “Valerie Blue”.

I screamed, and my mother came to my side. My mum had to tell me the horrible news that Fruit-Juice Man had died. 

The only thing I had left of him was his last bottle. 

Bertha and the Pea

Fighting Words at Westport Arts Festival, Gaelscoil na Cruaiche​, 24 October 2018

Bertha was having a dream about going to space.

Dingdong! Dingdong! Dingdong!

Bertha was startled awake from her dream. She rushed to the door to see who was there.

The Worst Hallowe’en

Donoughmore NS, 2nd and 3rd Class, County Wicklow, 24th October 2018

One Saturday morning, Gummy bear went to Ducky’s house to call on him to go trick-or-treating, but Ducky, the half-duck, half-pig wasn’t there.

Gummy Bear walked into his house to look for him, but couldn’t find him, because he was because he was hiding under the couch, afraid of Hallowe’en)

There was a big cake on the table, so, as no one was there, Gummy Bear started to eat it.

Bros vs. Bros

St Colmcille’s Junior National School, Knocklyon​, 2nd Class, 24th October 2018

Once upon a time there was a football player named Mr Potato. He was trying to make a team of potatoes.

Nobody liked Mr Potato because he was a potato and he was so different. 

But Mr Potato’s friend Bob Broccoli was really popular and he tried to make Mr. Potato popular.

A Lizard Called Blizzard

St. Patrick’s NS, 3rd class, County Wicklow, 23rd October 2018

Once there were two lizards. One was called Blizzard, and the other was called Lily.

Blizzard loved to teleport things and Lily loved to fly. They lived in the Amazon rainforest in South America.

Blizzard really wanted to be in a movie, but he had stage fright!

Cadet Squeak’s Space Adventures

Holywell Educate Together National School, Swords, 3rd Class, 23rd October 2018

Once upon a time, there was a mouse named Cadet Squeak. He really wanted to go to the moon to see a unicorn in space. 

But Cadet Squeak was afraid of elevators and the people told him that he could only go in an elevator to space.

One day, Cadet Squeak was walking around, thinking if he was going to go in the elevator or not, when he met Bill the Walking Cheese.

Zack the Lightning Dog

St Brendan’s BNS, Artane​, 3rd Class, 22nd October 2018

Some dog named Zack got struck by lightning. Zap the Cat struck him with the lightning gun. 

Then he turned into a lightning dog and his biggest dream was to get a sidekick. 

But along the way he met a chicken.

The Most Delicious Juan

Scoil Iognaid Raleigh Row County Galway, 20 October 2018

Gertrude is sitting in a kayak in space, feeling a little bit depressed.

All of a sudden, Juan speaks: “Oh my God, there’s a chef, and he’s going to try to cook me.”

The chef takes out anti-Gertrude pepper spray to paralyse Gertrude and get her out of the way.

Jimbob And The Voice

Sacred Heart Primary School, 5th Class, County Wicklow, 18 October 2018

One day there lived a man named Jimbob.  He is a wanted criminal, locked up in jail.

In the cell one evening Jimbob was talking to DJ Alpaca.

“If I shapeshifted into an ant I could try and get the key off the guard” said Jimbob.

Big Gill and Pizza

Hollypark BNS, 6th class County Wicklow, 17th October 2018

One summer evening, Big Gill was eating frozen pizza on her balcony. She was leaning on the railings.

She saw her Mum below and panicked and dropped the pizza. It fell all the way down and landed on Jeff’s face. 

He was lying on a sun-bed. Jeff is Gill’s best friend. He works for Deliveroo. 

The Doughnut Heist

St Patrick’s Junior School, Blanchardstown​, 2nd Class, 18th October 2018

Mr Sausage met Taco God at the park. They had a play date there. They were playing on the swings. 

They both went up the slide and Taco God went down and Mr Sausage followed him. 

Mr Sausage banged into Taco God and he burnt himself.

Peggy vs Mr Ducky

Scoil Eoin Phoil II Naofa​, 6th Class, 17 October 2018

Peggy woke up in his house and he found out he had no legs. He panicked because he tried to jump out of bed and he fell over.

“Mum, I have no legs!”

“Don’t be silly.” Peggy’s mum didn’t believe him

The Butcher Strikes Again

Wicklow Montessori School, 2nd, 3rd and 4th class, County Wicklow, 16 October 2018

One bright, early morning, Lily the doge was lying in bed. 

Suddenly she fell out of bed because she was having a bad dream. 

In her dream,   black widow spiders were trying to eat her whole!

Lost Families and Chicken Nuggets

St FIn Barres 5th & 6th Class County Cork, 12 October 2018

A chicken slides into view and in a gangster voice says, "Hey it's JBM, also known as Jimmy Buctas McNulty." 

A flying squirrel slides into view and says, "Ni!' There were a load of cows and pigs around so it was hard to slide into view without crashing into one. 

Jimmy says, "That's my secretary/best friend, Donna Buctas McNulty, who is also my cousin, my sista from another mista!" 

The Chicken Nugget Quest

St John’s SNS, Arklow​, 4th class, County Wicklow, 11th October 2018

Once on a stormy night in McDonald’s a chicken nugget named Jeff was being served with chips. 

He saw a giant potato that he recognised from TV sitting down and ordering chicken nuggets. 

Then a marshmallow called KFC jumped off the tray that was across the room and ran over.

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