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

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.

The Biggest Fattest Boxer Alive

Hollypark NS, 3rd Class, 6th June 2019

Once upon a time there was a guy called Bod(e). 

He was walking down the street bumping people into oblivion with his belly, while thinking about beating Jim-John the greatest boxer in the world. 

He went home and started sunbathing. Then Jim-john came along and hit him on the belly with a baseball bat. 

Goldie’s Adventure

Pope John Paul II National School​, Malahide​, 2nd Class, 6 June 2019

One day Goldie the goldfish was wondering, “What would it be like to be able to swim? 

Seeing as I can’t swim, my fear would be that some girls could come around and catch me.”

Goldie lived in a lake in a forest. She looked around and said, “I wish Fergus was here.”

Wake Up and Smell the Bacon

St. Kevin’s National School, 4th Class, County Wicklow, 5th June, 2019

Deep in the forest, Neville the flying green pig who wears a snorkel is eating tree bark, when suddenly the entire forest explodes!!!

He knows his best friend Elvis is there, because he can smell bacon.

Neville takes a piece of crispy bacon off himself and eats it so that he doesn’t eat his best friend.

Prom Dream

St Brigid’s Girls National School, Glasnevin, 6th Class, 5th June 2019

Priscilla the popular girl and Felicia her best friend were in school. 

Priscilla said, “Joey looked at me today and it’s only our first day.” Felicia said, “Oh, that’s nice.” In her head she was thinking stay back, he’s mine.

Priscilla says,” Let’s go to the bathroom to top up our makeup. 

Ice-Cream Meltdown

Bray School Project, 2nd Class, County Wicklow, 4th June 2019

One day Johnny the Ice-Cream was in a magical ice-cream shop. 

His best friend Jeffy the Ketchup Guy was frozen in the ice-cream freezer. 

Johnny was there to get a new sprinkle cut.

Bruce the Grape

Sacred Heart BNS, Glasnevin​, 2nd Class, 4th of June 2019

Once upon a time, there was a baby grape called Bruce the grape. 

Twenty four years later he grew a moustache. 

He bumped his head which made him afraid of blueberries and his moustache fall off.

Purple the mermaid

Junior Infants, Virgin Mary Girls’ National School, Ballymun, 30 May 2019

Purple the mermaid lived in the sea. She can swim, she’s really good at swimming.

She likes to play mermaid tag, mermaid hide-and-seek, and mermaid ball. 

She’s best friends with a fish called Goldie. Goldie is orange. 

Lucky Ducky

St Saviour’s, 3rd & 4th class, County Wicklow, 30 May 2019

Once upon a time there was an Irish duck called Luck.  He lived outside a sock factory in Rathdrum.

He hadn’t yet hatched, so he couldn’t see much, but he had the finest looks!  He knew this because his egg was full of mirrors.

As he started pecking out of his shell, he saw a rainbow and a strange bearded dog barking at ducks who were waving an English flag.  

Geoff and Bob’s Disaster

Gaelscoil Eiscir Riada​ Lucan, Co. Dublin, 3rd Class, 30 May 2019

Geoff wanted to go to London. He wanted to win

Britain’s Got Talent. He was also entered in a Rubik’s Cube competition on the same day, which was also in London.

Geoff’s friend Bob the Tennis Ball just wanted to play tennis and break the ice cream eating world record. 

The man with no limits

St Francis NS, Newcastle, 5th and 6th class, County Wicklow, 29th May 2019

In an alley, where nobody goes, there lived a homeless man called Jeff.

One day, a bin truck got stuck in the alley and no one could move it.  So Jeff decided to live in it.

He liked living there because he could eat scraps.

Ricky and Timmy are Race Cars

Mary Queen of Angels Boys National School, Ballyfermot, Dublin 10, 4th Class, 29 May 2019

Ricky was in Wal-Mart. He was feeling very cranky because he couldn’t find his best friend, Timmy the Scooter.

Timmy said “Excuse me,” and Ricky saw that he was actually riding Timmy.

“Get me over to the Reese’s Pieces!” Ricky shouted.

The Magic Bread

St. Laurence’s NS, Greystones​, 4th Class, County Wicklow, 28 May 2019

One day Donko the Duck woke up from a lovely dream about lovely delicious Brodon’s fresh bread. 

All the other ducks in the pond teased him. His best friend, Random Raccoon, would randomly jump on people and on ducks. 

This embarrassed Donko. Random Raccoon had a disease which he kept secret.

Bob’s Weird Life Story

St Marnock’s National School​, Portmarnock​, 3rd Class, 28 May 2019

Bob the rock was sleeping in some dirt. It was raining. He woke up and turned on the television.

He watched Ireland’s Got Talent and then Father Ted.

When Father Ted was finished, The Rock Pot was on. The Rock Pot was a game show for rocks. 

Uncle Eliza

Scoil Athar Maitiú 6th Class, at Crawford Art Gallery, County Cork 27th of May 2019

 Mary couldn’t believe what she was hearing; her beloved Uncle John was gone. It was going to be a long voyage. Mary hugged her doll tightly.

‘Oh why is life so hard!’ said Mary thinking about her Uncle.

Her doll, Eliza, had extremely soft, black hair that almost seemed real, and although her frock had once been lovely and new it was now old. 

Aither’s Adventure

St Mary's NS Carrigaline, 3rd Class at Crawford Art Gallery, County Cork

Aither Astroid was a white fox with blue horns and black wings that lived in a painting in the Crawford Art Gallery. He sneaks out at night sometimes to get food.

Every day when the children come they touch and stroke the painting and he doesn’t like it! 

Every time they touch the painting he disappears into another picture.

The Attack of the Bananas

Scoil Chill Ruadhain Brooklodge N.S. 4th class at Crawford Art Gallery, County Cork

In the dangers of the jungle lived the orang-utan named Darwin and his trusty side-kick Turner the Turtle. 

Turner the Turtle was not slow he was super fast. Every year the banana wrangler Peely, came into the jungle to hunt all the animals. 

But of all the times he had come, he had only managed to hunt five animals. This year he is coming, but he won’t get anyone because a new superhero has arrived in the jungle.

Rebecca’s birthday

St Francis of Assisi 4th Class  National School & CareChoice Residents, Bealtaine Festival, 24 May 2019

It was Rebecca’s 11th birthday. Her party was at her Granny’s house.

Rebecca’s mum had made the chocolate cake, which was Rebecca’s favourite.

Rebecca’s Granny gave her a present. The present was in a small colourful box.

The Good, The Squishy and The Ugly

Galway Educate Together National School, Newcastle, Galway City, 5th Class                                     

One day, Baguette Boi and his best friend Spread, the Lump of Butter, were at a cafe. 

Spread had to be careful about heat, so they were sitting outside. 

This was the fanciest cafe in town. There was a TV in the cafe and on the TV, the news reporter was talking  about sightings of Blippys in the city.

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Longnose The Gnome

St Patrick’s NS, Curtlestown, County Wicklow, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Class, 15th September 2016 

Longnose the gnome was helping an old lady gnome bring her apples into the house when he bumped into Fiery the Dragon. L

ongnose said “Who are you?” 

“Hi, my name is Fiery,” the dragon replied.

Releasing The Beast

​Donoughmore NS, Donard, County Wicklow, 4th / 5th / 6th Class, 14th September 2016 

As Jim Bob walked through the forest with his horse he realised that something wasn’t right. Princess Fairy Lollipop was not in the nutshell where she lived. 

He heard a twig snap and looked around to see what was coming. 

Suddenly there was the roar of a chainsaw and a tree fell down in front of him, Jim Bob’s horse reared up in fright.

The Adventures of Sprinkles and Unitato

St Fergal’s, County Wicklow, 5th Class, 13th September 2016

Sprinkles the unicorn was a unicorn. A long time ago in a faraway land, by the crystal clear waters, where Sprinkles lived, she woke up with a random desire to sneeze rainbows. 

She knew she had to find somebody to help her. Her best friend was the Unitato, who was half unicorn, half potato. She decided to go and ask him for help. 

Sprinkles went to the Cloudy City to find Unitato. She found him in the mall, drinking a Starducks. 

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