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

The Sharks Way Back

St. Iberius National School, Davitt Road, Wexford, 2nd Class/3rd Class

Once upon a time there was a Great White Shark named Scuba.

He had a sidekick called Searock. Searock was an Atlantic monster.

They were in the Atlantic Ocean and they met hunters.

Jeff, Joely and The Devil

ST ATRACTAS ​2nd Class, County Wicklow, 17 October 2019

Once upon a DJ, Jeff the DJ is born. When Jeff was 2 he wanted to be a DJ. His first fear of devils started when he was 1. 

He went to DJ school and he met his best friend there called Joely.

Jeff asked Joely ‘whats his name and what does he like to do. Joely said he wanted to be a football player

Timmy the Tea Towel and the Lost Dish

Scoil Assaim Boys National School, Raheny, 5th Class, 17 October 2019

Timmy the Tea Towel and Danny the Dishwasher were at the park. Somebody had stolen one of Danny’s plates.

Suddenly they saw a litter of  pigeons. 

They were just about to leave -  because Timmy the Tea Towel was afraid of pigeons - when they saw one of Danny the Dishwasher’s plates in the mouth of one of the pigeons.

A true winner

Togher GNS 6th Class, County Cork 16 October 2019

16th / 10/ 2015

Dear diary,

I’m going to Ireland to see my best friend. My bags are packed and I’m ready to go. 

There is one problem though, I am scared of heights and I have to go on an aeroplane. 

DJ the Alien and The Peacock

Scoil Colmcille​, 3rd class, County Wicklow, 16 October 2019

DJ the alien bought a house in Hollywood.  His friend, Misty, the scary teacher missed him so she moved in with him.

DJ bought a Zantoro car.  However, DJ didn’t like his house because there was a haunted house in front of his house.

DJ, being a wealthy alien, decided to move to the moon where he found what he had always wanted, a peacock called Jimmy. 

Lost at Sea

Gaelscoil Kilrush and Knockerra Primary School, 5th & 6th Class, 16th October 2019

Be ready to go on an adventure with James the Sea Manatee and Pluto the Puffer fish...

James always had one wish and that was to be able to talk. He was in the water swimming with Pluto the Puffer Fish.

It was nighttime. There was a storm brewing and the waves were getting tough and strong.

Mr. Pickles Pickle Problem

St Vincent de Paul Girls National School Marino, 2nd Class, 16 October 2019

One day Mr Pickle Man went to the shop to buy some pickles - but the stock was empty!

Mr Pickle Man told the shopkeeper to get him more. He shouted, “Give me that pickle, you pickle taker!”

Mr Pickle Man went home and screamed at the wall. He looked to see if there were more pickles in his fridge. There were no pickles left, so he cried.

The Dirty Rivalry

Killaloe Boys National School, Co. Clare, 6th Class, 15 October 2019

It was 1974 in the Staples Centre. Muck the Pig was getting ready for his big fight with Jonathan Henessey.

He was in the back room getting his hooves taped up by his manager, Maurice Carthy.

The wall collapsed as Muck saw Jonathan’s fierce hand come through the wall.

Svonsatron’s Great Escape

St Fergal’s NS, 5th class, County Wicklow, 15th October 2019

One day Svonsatron the alien crash landed on Earth. He landed in Area51 where people caught and trapped him. He was afraid they were going to kill him.

He said: “Gaba-laba-loo-loo?” This meant “where am I?” in Guferas language.

All the scientists were really shocked and wanted to investigate this alien. They put him in to a crate where Junior the dog was asleep.

Riley’s Great Adventure

Warrenmount Primary School, Dublin 8, 3rd Class, 15 October 2019

Once upon a time there was a mermaid called Riley. Her best friend was Elphie the Dolphin.

Riley wanted to be Queen of the Ocean one day, but her dad wouldn’t let her go anywhere.

One day, Riley snuck out with Elphie the dolphin to go to a pirate ship. They swam to get to the pirate ship and they saw snakes.

The Guilty Dog

Corpus Christi GNS​, Drumcondra​, 2nd Class, 14th October 2019

My name is Kristy the cat. My best friend Peanut the bug and I had a play date. 

My best friend fainted while having a pillow fight so I went to the hospital with him.

After he went to the hospital, we went for a long, long walk. 

World War McDonald’s

St Brendan’s Boys National School, Artane, 3rd Class, 10 October 2019

Once upon a time there was a chicken nugget called Jim who worked in McDonald’s.

Jim was the best cook in McDonald’s. Every day he handed out My Little Pony toys in a Happy Meal. 

Jim only put chicken nuggets and not chips in the Happy Meals because he’s afraid of chips.

The Nugget Fry

Holy Family National School, Dun Laoghaire, 4th Class, 9 October 2019

Once upon a time in a fearful McDonald’s, there was a chicken nugget and a French fry – Mr Chicken Nugget and Mr French Fry. 

They were both trying not to be eaten. Mr Chicken Nugget and Mr French Fry were even friends and they were the biggest heroes.

In the McDonald’s there was a bully called BBQ Sauce.

Animal Wars

St. Iberius National School Davitt Road, 5th Class/6th Class, County Wexford 

You’re probably wondering how I got into this situation, but that begins all the way back here.

It will all come together when I tell you the story of how I lost in rock, paper, scissors with a chicken.

The Candy World

St Brigid’s Girls National School, Finglas West, 3rd Class, 8 October 2019

Once upon a time there was a castle -  but not just an ordinary castle. This was a candy castle.

There was a girl who was a princess and her name was Rose.

Rose lived in her mother’s candy castle. Her mam bought her evil twin sister, Roxy, her own candy castle.

The Rocking Wars

St. Joseph’s NS, Arklow​, 5th Class, County Wicklow, 03 October 2019

One horrendous day Rocky the Rock Monster went to school. 

He met Lexie at the door. “Would you like to come over to my beautiful cave later?” he asked anxiously.

“Of course I’d like to, I’d love to” she exclaimed.

Llamy the Alpaca and the Lotto Ticket

St Oliver Plunkett NS, Malahide, 1st – 3rd Class, 3rd October 2019

Llamy the Alpaca was a boxer who was very poor. He needed glasses but he couldn’t afford them.

Llamy had to become the most famous boxer in the world, so he really needed glasses.

He had to fight a flying pig, which was really hard for Llamy because it was his best friend, George.

A New Friend

St Fiachra’s Junior National School​, Artane, 2nd Class, 1st October 2019

Once upon a time there was a dragon called Jaws. Jaws the dragon really wanted a friend.

Jaws found another dragon in the cave nearby and he wanted to be friends.

“Can we be friends?” asked Jaws.

 

Shreka the Worm’s Magical Peanut

Scoil Thomáis,​ Castleknock, 4th Class, 30th September 2019

Once upon a time there was a worm called Shreka the Worm.

Shreka went on an adventure and there she met a walnut and a pineapple. Shreka the Worm became friends with the pineapple. 

But the pineapple and the walnut were together and Shreka the Worm was afraid of walnuts.

Mr Grumpy the angry ice-cream

Bray Literary Festival on Saturday 28th September 2019

Mr Grumpy lives in a house that was made out of sweets, beside the ice cream seller’s house in Brittas Bay. 

He makes lots of donuts every day because he thinks if he does this he will become part of the donut community.

He makes the donuts in a factory in Newcastle where he works with his best friend Mr Banana the donut. 

Gertrude and the Battle of Plastics

St. Joseph’s NS, Arklow​, 5th Class, County Wicklow, 26th September 2019

Gertrude the turtle and Pelly the pufferfish were in the Marianas Trench. 

They were doing their daily litter check when they heard a big fart noise in the ocean. 

The whole ocean shook. It turned out that it was an underwater volcano that started shooting out plastic straws, other plastic rubbish and cans.

The Great Pigeon

Catherine McAuley National School Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2, 6th Class, 26 September 2019

In a land far, far away there lived a giraffe called Bob. 

Bob was half-human, half-giraffe. 

His next door neighbour was a nickel called MMMMMM.

The Adventures of Sprinkles the Dohnut

St. Colmcille’s JNS​, 2nd class, County Wicklow, 25th September 2019

Once upon a time there was a dohnut called sprinkles. His biggest fear was to be eaten by a giant called Barry. 

One day sprinkles the dohnut was walking outside with his best friend choco the chocolate bar when barry came along.

When barry walked down the streets the roads cracked in half. 

Oranges Aren’t So Lucky

St Brigids’s Girls National School, Glasnevin, 6th Class, 25 September 2019

My name is Jeff the Orange and my life is very crazy.

Right now I’m drinking orange juice. Tomorrow I’m going to a fruit school where I shall meet Kasey the Kiwi.

I’m walking home with Mr. Abs the Crab. I really hope I don’t see Abdul the Camel because he’s really mean. 

Townie Troubles.

Donoughmore NS, 3rd,4th,5th and 6th class, County Wicklow, 24 September 2019

One day Jimmy was doing the silage, and his friend Bobby came over and started jumping in it. 

Jimmy jumps out of the tractor and says “Get back into the digger and stop jumping on the silage”.

Loads of Townies from Baltinglass came over and said “Let’s blow all our silage away with our leaf blowers”.

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.

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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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