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

Desert of the Diamond

Star of the Sea BNS, Sandymount. 3rd Class
One horrible day, 800 years ago, a baby zombie called Zombie Kong was born. A comet landed not far off the horizon and only one single cell survived.

He was this cell and grew and grew and grew over time until his cell cracked open. 

Pudge and Tubby

St Brigida's GNS, 6th class, Cabinteely

Pudge the secret agent, and Tubby his Hippo, wandered the streets looking for their pet pig, Baconbits.

Tubby set off a car alarm as he tried to waddle down a narrow road.

Dead and Alive

4th class, St Georges National School, Balbriggan. 15th September 2009
Mystique the Mysterious Curse, a Ghost, was at the graveyard on the hill, looking at her own grave. She was feeling sad.

All of a sudden she sees a Goblin, dressed in rags, running along while looking behind him. He trips and falls on his face in the mud.

A Nose Job Gone Wrong

St Paul's Senior National School, 6th Class
It was 1996 in a town called Evil Bubbleworld. Mr Bobalobaloo, the evil scientist, was having his annual bath in evil, bubbly water.

Then his best friend, Bucktooth Bobby, rudely walked in and threw a sandwich in his eye.

Macker the Explorer

St Joseph's CBS Fairview, 5th/6th Class
One day there was a chicken nugget called Chicken McNugget, or, Macker for short. He was from the future and he flew into a magic deep fat fryer which brought him back in time to 2009.

The Ice Cream Van

Pathways to Literacy Summer Camp 9 July 2009
One night, Mini Michael Football Stadium and his best friend Half-Eaten Billy snuck into Croke Park. Since a match wasn’t on, the lights were off and the stadium was completely dark. They heard a banshee wailing.

The Weirdos

St. Peter's N.S. Summer Camp 8 July 2009
Steve the superhero and Jim-Bob the hobo were sitting on the beach in Jim-Bob’s cardboard box.  They were plotting. 

“I want to get my revenge on Barack Obama – because he kidnapped my super-dog!” Steve cried.

Monkey Madness

St. Joseph's CBS, Fairview, 5th/6th Class, 25th June 2009
One day in Bananabough John Paul’s best friend, Monkey the Hamster is kidnapped by a hobo.

The hobo sells Monkey to the nerd. The nerd teaches Monkey to write.

Mission Yellow

Glasnevin Educate Together National School, 5th Class, 18th June 2009
Billy Bob, the lonely mutant banana on wheels, is on a Mexican fajita boat on its way to Europe.

El Nibblo, the Mexican hamster who wears a somberero made from nachos and filled with salsa, drives his yellow Lambourgini, up a ramp and lands on the boat. His car is the same yellow colour as Billy Bob’s peel.

Absorb the Fame

St Fiachras Senior School, Beaumont, 6th Class, 16th June 2009
Anita Bath the sponge and Minty the toothbrush were best friends. They lived on a chicken farm in a farmer’s bathroom.

Aww, Glen!

St Fiachra's Senior School, 6th Class, 15th June 2009
Cornelius the brick was on a building site for an apartment block in Darndale when a box of cigarettes falls out of a workman’s pocket.

Priority Schmigg

NDNSP, 6th Class, 12th June 2009
Tómas is in the bath at home in Japan and he gets a phone call from his yodel teacher.

His yodel teacher says, “Come to Ireland to get your yodeler’s degree.”

Scarlett's Dream

Mother of Divine Grace, 6th Class, 9th June 2009
One evening Scarlett was baby-sitting when her phone rang.

‘You have been accepted into our football camp this summer, but I need an answer now,’ said the manager of the club on the other end.

Mexican Mishap

Mother of Divine Grace, 6th Class, 8th June 2009
Billy Bob Joe John Paul II was at home in his castle in the Finglas section of Kabul, having a cup of tea and watching wrestling with his dad. They were yelling at the television.

It' Not Good Grilled

St Joseph's CBS Fairview, 6th Class, 2nd June 2009
Stev-o wakes up, goes to the toilet and then goes to the kitchen to have a bowl of corn flakes. He is sad because he wants toast.

Reese, Stev-o’s imaginary best friend, knocks his secret knock on the door.

Amber's Dream Come True

Gardiner Street Primary School, 6th Class, 28th May 2009
Princess Amber was in the garden of her castle, sitting on a swing.  She thought that she was by herself, but a fairy prince was hiding in the grass and was watching her.  He was looking for his baby fairy, and he thought that Princess Amber was hiding her in the castle.

P.S. (I Love) I'll Dump You

4th Class, Whitecross National School, 27th May 2009
This is a story about a talking cactus named Bobsticles. He had an evil wife named Spikella who had a moustache. His life’s ambition was to dump her and find the perfect wife. His best friend Nibbles, the sombrero wearing, banjo playing hamster, was to help him. Nibbles played in a band called Country Hamsters. They all lived in Mexico.

Love for Sinbad

St Joseph's NS, Ballymun 5th Class, 20th May 2009
Sinbad the tiger lived in Africa and all that he ever wanted was a girlfriend. One day at the watering hole Sinbad saw a girl tiger named Azora across the water. He decided to swim across the watering hole and share the deer that he caught earlier.

Nerd Life

Scoil Fhursa, Kilmore West, 3rd/4th Class, 19th May 2009
Once there was a geek, in a town called Ancient Geeks, who had a friend called George.  They were in a hippy club.  The geek’s name was Mr Goofy.

The Magic Rain

St Brigid's BNS, Killester. 1st Class, 18th May 2009
Big Fat Kissy Lips and his friend Minnie Man were playing on the beach on a beautiful sunny day.  They were wrestling with Elkis and tossing him into the water.  They dug a hole in the water and put Elkis inside.

A Sticky Situation

5th/6th class, Churchtown NS, Athy, Co. Kildare. 14th May 2009
One day, Special Agent Sammy was in his secret headquarters under his playhouse when suddenly his misson beeper went off. His mission was to stop Chocolate Charlie as he was trying to take over the world with his brother Candy Charles. They were trying to turn the world into chocolate.

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