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

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.

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