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

Plastic Disaster

St Fiachra’s Senior National School, 6th Class, 23rd September 2019

There once was a scrunchie named Hammy. She was a beautiful, vibrant red.

Hammy lived on VSCO Island. 

She had a best friend called AndI-Oop, who was a green and blue hydro-flask with turtles on her.

The Girlfriend Stealer

St. Joseph’s NS, Arklow, 5th class, County Wicklow, 19th September 2019

What doin?

My name is Sacky the Blob. I am very slimy and sticky. I want a chocolate-filled doughnut.

Yesterday I went on Sinder to find a girlfriend.  

Lost in the Shell

Scoil Assaim Boys National School, Raheny, 5th Class, 19 September 2019

Once upon a time there was a turtle named Michael. He lived on a deserted island for half his life.

One day, a wave came and took Michael away. The wave hit the side of a cargo ship.

Michael the turtle fell into a box on the ship, which was heading for New York port.

Goth Girl and Scales the Cat

St. Colmcille NS, 2nd class, County Wicklow, 18th September 2019

Once upon a time there was a girl called Goth girl who lived in the woods. Her house was all black and she didn’t have any electricity or internet.

One day she went out into the woods and found a fairy who didn’t like goodness either.

“Please can I have a black gem?” asked Goth girl.

Unknown Twins

Central Model Senior School, Dublin 1, 3rd Class, 18th September 2019

There was a man called Mr Grumpy Head.

Mr Grumpy Head was walking in the park. He was the meanest man in the world. He was thinking about how he could rule the world.

Every time Mr Grumpy Head passed someone, he would push them or call them bad names.

His best friend - Mr Not Grumpy - told him, “Don’t do that. That’s too rude.”

The night of evil

Our Lady of the Wayside,1st and 3rd class, County Wicklow, 17 September 2019

Plot: 
One night a wolf called Scar was crowded out of his cave by Pengy the penguin. 

“Your food looks disgusting, so horrible I’m going to have to kick you out.” He said. “It’s my cave, you get out.” Growled scar. 

Scar followed to chase him but saw the red moon and got distracted howling at it. 

Patricia’s Crazy Adventure

Scoil Chaitríona Cailíní​, Coolock, 5th Class, 17th September 2019

Once upon a time there two twins called Jim Bob and Jim Bob Number 2. They were identical. 

They had a younger sister called Patricia. Jim Bob Number 1 was the evil twin and Jim Bob Number 2 was the good one.

Patricia’s greatest wish was to go to Mars but her mom and dad wouldn’t let her. It made her crazy.

The Trouble with Being a Toaster

Mary Help of Christians GNS, Navan Road, 4th Class, 16th September 2019

Once upon a time there was  a toaster called Jonathan. Jonathan was on the counter, next to Fiona the fridge.

On a Tuesday morning after brunch, Fred the fork came along.

“Why do you always have to burn the toast?” he said. “The people always have to scrap the burnt bits off.”

The Russian Mission

St Roses Reading School, 4th Class, County Wicklow, 12 September 2019

One day Mr O’ Brien was walking in Bob’s park. 

He was thinking about making memes when he saw a kid. 

He ran away screaming. He ran so fast that he got to Russia without realising how far he had travelled.

The Madhouse

St Mary’s National School, Fairview, 5th Class, 12th September 2019

Good morning, good afternoon, whatever. I couldn’t care less.

I’m stuck in this house with three naughty, chaotic children and I’m losing my mind.

Hi, my name is Cheryl and I live on the outskirts of Roscommon. 

The Colour of Winter

Delgany National School, 5th class, County Wicklow, 11th September, 2019

One early scary Saturday morning, I, Winter, the white wolf, was alone in the white snow.

I was sad because I felt whiter than ever and no-one could see me in the snow.

Little Chungus, was lying there beside me, asleep.  

The Taken Boy

Skerries Educate Together National School, 5th Class, 11 September 2019

The Taken Boy looked around his room, wondering who he should take next. 

The Taken Boy took the souls of people from the living world into the ghost world.

The Taken Boy lived in a house in the middle of time and each window looked out at a different time period.

Ninja Adventures

Holywell Educate Together National School, Swords, 3rd Class, 10 September 2019

Once upon a time on an island far away, there lived Pigman.

Pigman loved chocolate but there was not a chocolate factory anywhere.

There was also a ninja penguin who wanted to find the ultimate ninja star.

A Quest for Curry

St Fiachra’s Senior National School, 6th Class, 9 September 2019

Babathundae and his friend the Barbecue Sauce were on a rollercoaster.  

Babathundae left the cap off his friend.

Eight years later, Babathundae opened a curry shop called Babathundae’s Curry.

Anthem and the Dark

Power of Words Literary Festival Abbeyleix Heritage Centre, 25 August2019

Once upon a time, Anthem the Phoenix was flying through the sky during the day when she saw her beautiful friend, Mabel the Hedgehog, and she said, “Are you lost?”

“No, I’m just looking for something to eat,” said Mabel.

Anthem invited Mabel over to her nest for dinner.

The World of Craziness

Edmund Rice Summer Camp, 9th August 2019    

On a dark night Joe was walking around a city. Then Joe saw a chicken nugget on top of the Avenger Tower.

He passed through the Cemetery for Ironthings (CI). Joe sees a bird flying around hitting people. 

The bird hit Joe the Giraffe. Henry the Hoover fell off the building and died. 

Rí-rá Breithlá

Gaelscoil Coláiste Mhuire, Cearnog Pharnell, BAC 1, Rang 4, 24ú Meitheamh 2019

Lá amhain, bhí bhreithlá Barnaby an rinea ann. 

Bhí a chara Jimmy an toirtís ag pleanáil cóisir gan fhios dó.

Bhí Jimmy ag siopadóireacht, nuair a bhuail sé le Lippo Hippo.

The Lost Diamond

St Marnock’s National School, Portmarnock, Co. Dublin, 3rd Class, 20 June 2019

It was Mia’s fourteenth birthday. Mia was an explorer and her birthday wish was to find the rarest diamond in the world.

Her pet hamster’s name was Johnny and he was her best friend.

Mia went to give Johnny some food but he wasn’t in his cage. Mia stared, confused, at the cage.

The Chronicles of Bob

Pope John Paul II National School, Malahide, Co. Dublin, 5th Class, 19 June 2019

A long time ago in a small village, there was a really thin man. The man was called Bob and his greatest wish was to live in a swamp with a troll.

Since he hadn’t gotten his wish, he began to stress eat. Bob often hung out with his best friend, a chicken called Rodney.

Once Bob started stress-eating, he tried to eat Rodney, but Rodney got away.

The Adventures of Chicken Nugget and Polly

Galway Educate Together National School, Thomas Hynes Road, Newcastle, Galway, 4th Class, 14 June 2019

Chicken Nugget goes to the bookstore and buys a diary, but he can’t write in it because he’s too fat to sit down.

Chicken Nugget has no arms, so he can’t pull up the chair. He tries to do it, but he falls to the ground. 

He rolls out the door, and keeps on rolling for a full half hour.

Bloopy and the Beast

Galway Educate Together National School, Thomas Hynes Road, Newcastle, Galway, 4th Class, 14 June 2019

Bloopy was made in a factory and he was a shape shifter. He was dreaming about his imaginary friend.

Bloopy lived in little hut in the forest. The people in the factory had gone for wood and they had accidentally lost him there.

Left alone in the forest, Bloopy turned his hut into a high tech zone. 

BHJ v Single Pringle

Catherine McAuley National School Baggot Street, 4th Class, 14th June 2019

One day a boy called Jaws lived on a hill. 

He had a big head but a body like a stickman. 

Everyday when he went to the shops to get milk for his breakfast, he had to go down the hill. 

The Evil Doctor Billy Story

Casa Caterina​, 13th June 2019

Chapter One:

One day Billy Bob decided to go to Taco Bell.  He went alone on his motorbike. 

At Taco Bell, he ordered a really spicy taco with black beans, pepper, jalapenos, ghost peppers and everything spicy.

Evil Doctor Billy Rob broke into the chef’s kitchen and added an experimental nuclear pepper.

Defeating Mrs. Pomegranate

St. Saviours NS, 5th and 6th class, County Wicklow, 12 June, 2019

One day Mr. Banana Man woke up with Paul the Rock sitting on his mushy face.  Paul the Rock was shaving his legs!

Suddenly, Mr. Banana Man’s mum broke the door open and screamed, “IT’S TIME TO GET UP FOR FRUIT SCHOOL!”

Mr. Banana Man got a fright, and ripened, as he said to Paul, “Scoochamooch!”

 

Killer Glitter

Bray School Project National School, Bray, Co. Wicklow, 3rd Class, 12 June 2019

One day there was a square named Larry and he was playing a game with his best friend, Billy the Circle.

Billy asked Larry, “Why are you so afraid of glitter?”

Larry looked shocked. “I was in a dark place and I saw a glowing thing covered in glitter. 

Doughnut Attack!

St. Kevin’s NS, Greystones, 4th class, County Wicklow, 11 June 2019

It was a cold Saturday morning and there were doughnuts for breakfast, but Stacey didn’t want any. 

When she was in a doughnut shop in Notre Dame two months ago, her parents had been parentnapped by a giant doughnut with a moustache and a top hat. 

He had been disguised as a statue so he could strike at any moment.

The Mission of the Golden Cape

Bayside Senior School, Bayside, 4th Class, 11th June 2019

Once upon a time there was a turtle named Bob, who was going on a secret mission to get the Golden Cape.

The Golden Cape would make Bob a super villain. But the cape was heavily guarded by his mam. 

Bob’s best friend Flappy Joe went on the mission with him.

Aunt Winfred Did It!

Scoil Fhursa​, Nile Lodge, Galway, 6th Class

Mercedes the Ford wakes up in the junk yard. There are  cars being crushed around Mercedes.

“Oh no! I'd better go because there are cars being crushed around me,” he cries.

But Mercedes discovers that he has no fuel in the tank. He looks up and sees a man walking around the junkyard.

Jake and Cob Cob’s Big Journey

Gaelscoil Caitlín Maude, Tallaght​, 3rd Class, 10th June 2019

Jake the Giraffe was getting experimented on and turned red, black and evil. 

Jake was getting ready to turn a piece of corn into a proper Cob Cob that could talk.

Jake and Cob Cob both turned into evil people. They changed bodies and they started their journey.

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Chuck, Noah and the Black Plague

​Lakers Group 2, 20 June 2017

Chuck-the warrior, lives in a tent outside a castle.  His greatest wish is love, freedom and peace. He uses a bow and arrow and he is Welsh.

He is afraid of the ghost of the black plague, slugs and creepy crawlies. 

Noah is outside in a meadow in the sun. There is a beautiful forest in the distance. It reminds Noah of Sherwood Forest. 

What’s in my closet?

​Scoil Chualann, Bray, 5th Class, County Wicklow, 31st May, 2017

Nicholas, the ghost, had never gone out before.  He was the closet ghost! 

His friend Jessica had been bullied and he was so upset because she had come home from school crying.  

That day Nicholas decided to put a stop to it! 

Go Sue Yourself

St. Andrew’s NS, Bray, 6th Class, County Wicklow, 25th May, 2017  

Once there was a turtle. He lived on the Eiffel Tower.

It was just a normal day for Birthonomule the turtle, when he saw Achmed the eagle sitting beside him, trying to eat his left ear. 

Then Mr. Tortoise, who owned the Eiffel Tower, walked out of the elevator and said “Pass you shall not!”. 

A.4 Paper

​Wicklow Educate Together, 6th Class, County Wicklow, 24th May, 2017  

Frank the Paper Aeroplane was playing White Parade on an A4 sheet of paper in his Granny’s basement.  

The city had been bombed out. 

Frank and Oscar the ostrich, his best friend, were hiding.

Tale of The Flying Table

​Wicklow Montessori, 3rd - 5th Class, County Wicklow, 23rd May 2017

One day Jeff the eejit was face-down on his table eating cereal.

Suddenly the table smashed and he cried because it was his best friend. 

His mum brought him to the shop to buy a new table. 

The Magical Mushroom

​Scoil Cholmcille, Ballybrack, 6th class, County Wicklow, 18th May 2017

Once upon a time there was Sean, the Magical Mushroom. 

He was hopping past his mother’s house when he fell into a bowl of curry!

He wished he could turn in to a giant mushroom so that he could fly out of the curry.

The Ugly Sunflower

​Scoil Cholmcille, 6th Class, County Wicklow, 16th May 2017

Timmy the sunflower was a little seed. 

Boquefues the bear found him in the jungle and brought him home to plant him.

Boquefues watered him every day and named him Timmy.

Wrinklebottom's nightmare

St Mary’s & St Gerard’s NS, 3rd Class, County Wicklow, 11th May 2017

Once upon a time there lived a very interruptive pig called Mr Wrinklebottom. 

He had a friend called Larry the Ladybird and he was a ladybird. 

He lived in a small cottage with his fat mother. His greatest wish was to fly.

Attack of the Hamburgers

​Lacken N.S, 3rd & 4th Class, County Wicklow, 10th May 2017 

I was going for a walk in the old forest. All of a sudden, three badgers jumped out of a bush. 

I think their names was ‘The Badger Bros. The brothers were being chased by a centaur. 

Gary, the griffin sees the centaur and says “Hello Trevor. Why are you chasing the Badger Bros?”

Biskit, Shrubs and Bushes

​Scoil Cholmcille, 6th Class, County Wicklow, 9th May 2017 

Biskit is on a mission. He needs to get to Shrub Kingdom with his best friend, Johnny the bowl of rainbow jelly. 

Biskit is in his gaff planning how to get past the dirty bushes. 

“We have to get to Shrub Kingdom before sundown on Saturday night.” Biskit said.

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. 

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