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 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.

Cookie Gang

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

Oscar the Oreo lives in the “Reduced To Clear” section in Pesco. His friend Patricia the Pie lives on the shelf opposite him. 

They meet up in a bar underneath the shelves. Obese Owen lives underneath the Oreo shelf.

Patricia and Oscar argue about who tastes better. Oskar says, “I’m nicer because I’m a cookie.”

Peter is in a Pickle

St. Laurence’s NS, Greystones​, 4th class, County Wicklow, 23rd May 2019

Once upon a jar, Pickle Peter was standing on another pickle trying to get out of the dreaded jar.

Steve the Olive, his best friend, was too weak to open the jar so Peter started using his shoulder to knock the jar over and break both his and Steve’s jar.

The person in the house was getting dinner ready so had Steve and Peter’s jars out on the counter. 

A Troublesome Spice Bag

Virgin Mary Girls National School, Ballymun​, 6th Class, 23 May 2019

As Harvey the Beagle was walking down the street, he saw an ad for a spice bag.

Harvey saw the spice bag and thought that it looked super delicious. His friend Buster the Pig came along from the farm.

“Hey, Buster, come look at this,” said Harvey. “I really want to know how this spice bag tastes.”

The Sausage Thief

St. Patrick’s NS, Wicklow, 5th class, 22nd May 2019

Hi, I’m Barry and today I saw a blue van and it chased me. 

I ran away but I noticed Sammy in the rear window of the van. 

Sammy the Sausage has been my best friend since I was born. 

The Adventures of Pug Man and Max the Husky

O’Connell Primary School, North Richmond Street, Dublin 1, 3rd Class, 22 May 2019

Once in a dog’s life, Pug Man entered a pet shop. Pug Man had a great wish, which was to go on holidays to Pugzarote.

There was a young lady in the pet shop and she was looking for a pet. 

She wanted a pug so she could go to Pugzarote too (you don’t need a ticket to go to Pugzarote, but you do need a pug).

The Bacon Adventure

St. Laurence’s NS, Greystones​, 4th class, County Wicklow, 21st May 2019

“Yo yo yo Im DJ banana” “Pleased to meet you I’m Patrick the Pig. It’s a lovely day here on the farm. 

“Come on would that sun just go away” said Patrick the Pig who hates sunlight.

“I wish I was human so that I could put on Factor 50+ and a sun hat”.

Fifty-Five-Foot Duck

Pope John Paul II NS​, Malahide​, 5th Class, 21st May 2019

There was once a duck named Ducky. Ducky was a very small duck at first.

He wanted to be the biggest duck in the world.

Ducky grew up in a sugar cane field in Papua New Guinea with his best mate Phillipio the Banana Bird.

Two Lefts Don’t Make a Right

Feile  Londubh​ Festival, 19 th May 2019

Once upon a time there was a Nike runner called Schue. Schue was having a horrible time. 

Every time his owner, Emma, went on a walk he was plunged into mud and poo and somehow his twin Sue always avoided it. 

Sue always teased Schue about his owner dropping him to the charity shop and keeping only Sue because Schue was too dirty to wear

Zack and the Pickle Invasion

Roundwood NS, 3rd Class​, County Wicklow, 16th May 2019

Zack was having his breakfast with Finn the Ketchup Bottle. Finn decides to ask him his greatest wish.

“My greatest wish is to be a pink flying unicorn.” Then a talking pickle appears at the house. 

Zack points and says “that is my greatest fear”.

Boo’s Big Adventure

St Mary’s National School, Fairview, 4th Class, 16 May 2019

Once upon a cheese, there was a koala called Boo. He had penguin flippers and elf ears. 

Boo lived in a bungalow in a forest in Tibequador.

Boo loved to play video games. He lived with his grandmother but he was afraid of her. 

Makin’ Bacon

Educate Together, Whitemill North,  6th Class, County Wexford

One day Humphrey was hungry.

Humphrey really liked stone bacon.

Then Gunther’s mother comes in and gets assassinated by the butcher.

DJ Sausage Roll’s Journey

St Killian’s National School, Mullagh, Co. Cavan, 5th Class, 15 May 2019

One day at the Centra in Mullagh, a sausage roll was being made. But this was no ordinary sausage roll.

The new deli worker, Barack Obama, was listening to his favourite DJ music by Drake. 

As he was making the sausage roll, his AirPods fell into the mix.

Bob and the Scary Dog

Scoil Cholmcille​, 3rd class, County Wicklow, 14th May 2019

Once upon a time there lived a Cat called Bob who had Magical powers.

He was able to talk human and disappear at anytime.

One day he was asleep up an oak tree in Africa. His friend, Billy the Snakey Mouse was visiting him because it was Saturday. 

Raisins Are The Real Monsters

St Patrick’s SNS​, Blanchardstown​, 4th Class, 14th May 2019

Once upon a time there was a grape with a sword called John. He lived in a Pringle house.

There was a war going on and he was one of the great warriors. John nearly died in the war but Pringle Man saved him.

After he was saved, John thanked Pringle Man and asked him, “Do you want to be friends?”

The Great Olympic Jungle

St Canices BNS​, 5th Class, 13th May 2019

Once upon a time in a dark jungle there lived a monkey called John Joe. He lived with his best friend Billy the Hippo in a tree house.

John Joe was a beginner at gymnastics but he trained every day. He would swing through the trees but he always fell on his face. 

His greatest wish was to compete in the Olympics. None of the other animals thought he’d make the team.

The Canal Man

Ringsend BNS, 3rd & 4th Class, 10th May 2019

Long, long ago, there lived a man called Billy who was always falling into the canal. 

One day when he had fallen into the canal, he found a teapot.

There was a little baby water-snake in the teapot. Then he heard the thumping of his boss coming towards him.

The Family Truth

Virgin Mary Girls National School​, Ballymun​, 5th Class, 9th May 2019

It was the day before Emma’s 15th birthday. Her greatest wish was to meet Ariana Grande.

Emma was in her bedroom when her mother came in. She was sitting on her bed with her dog, Bubbles.

“I have a huge surprise for you in the kitchen,” her mother said.

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Roman and the Big Adventure

​Scoil Cholmcille Ballybrack, County Wicklow,  3rd class,  02 February 2017

Once upon a time, there was a dog called Roman. But Roman lost his family. 

His family were worried about him. Roman was in the house alone when a grown-up boy came to take him away. 

The boy brought him to his house and kept him there, in prison.

The Banshee of Glencree

​Kilcoole Primary School, County Wicklow, 6th Class, 01 February 2017

My name is Penelope and this is how my life began…

One day in my school, Blobwarts, a new boy came into class.  It was Blob Marley, my best friend.  

He had finally transferred over to my school from the Y-men academy.  

Wrong is not Right

Our Lady of the Wayside, Kilternan, County Wiclow, 31 January 2017 

It was a glum and wet day in the centre of China, and a bully had just chased Da-kumi. 

Since it was so dark, Da-kumi asked his friend, Jimothy the Rat who had radioactive powers, to glow.

Jimothy had low batteries, though, so couldn’t glow.

Fozzy and Gizmo Down Under

​Kilcoole Primary School, County Wicklow, 6th Class 26 January 2017

Once upon a time, when the world was ruled by man-eating dinosaurs, Fozzy and Gizmo went to Pizza Hut. 

Soon the city is going to be taken over by crocodiles.

It started raining headless chickens. 

Kevin and Barbara's Quest

St. Fergal’s, 5th Class, County Wicklow, 18 January 2017

Kevin the uni-chicken went to KFC and met his friend Barbara the spying fly. 

“Why are we here?” Kevin asked Barbara.

Barbara said, “Because your old friend Porky from the farmyard died here. We’re here for his funeral.”

You are Bacon!!

St. Mary’s/St. Gerard’s N.S. County Wicklow, 4th Class 17 January 2017

There once was a pig called Gizmo, whose greatest wish was some pink underwear. 

He was on his way to the shop when he passed the butcher’s. 

Bob the Butcher came out with a knife.

Tony’s adventures

St Andrew’s NS, Bray, County Wicklow 2nd Class, 7th December 2016

Once upon a time there was a flying cub lion with angel wings. He was called Tony.  

Tony had a best friend who was Joe, the flying piece of bacon.

One day, Tony went to Tesco’s to buy some bacon to feed to Joe.  

The Moustache Shaver

​Wicklow ETNS, County Wicklow, 4th class, 06 December 2016

Once upon a time there was a man called Mr. Wiggle Moustache who lived in a cottage in the woods. 

He lived with his best friend Jeff the cool footballer.

He lived in a forest on top of a rainbow where there were pink fluffy unicorns dancing on it. 

Clyde’s Big Escape

Jonathan Swift NS, Dunlavin, County Wicklow, 3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th, 24 November 2016

Clyde the Kitten is in the street feeling lonely and wishing for a family. 

He sees someone eating a hot-dog so jumps up to get the hot-dog off him. 

The hot-dog turns out to be magical and it teleports Clyde to the Candy Kingdom.

Azure Jenkins and the Lost Stone

St Andrew’s NS, County Wicklow, 5th Class, 23rd November 2016

In a little cottage, in a really deep forest in Co. Wicklow, Alisia Crotchet came over and then she blew up the cottage. 

She blew up the house and then Paddy the Troll, from a different part of the forest, saw the smoke rising; he went over to see what had gone wrong. 

When he went over he saw a dead body lying on the floor. 

Half way there

​Blessington no 1 NS, County Wicklow, 5th & 6th Class, 22nd November 2016

As Dave left the room he realised he had to go to the shop because he had run out of peanuts. 

When he was in the shop he saw a magazine with the moon on it and thought it was pretty. 

He realised he forgot his wallet and he had to go back home. 

DASH

​Wicklow ETNS, 4th Class, 17th November 2016

“Oh, Oh! Spagetti-o,” said Jay as he got out of bed to go to school. Jay heard fire sirens. 

He peeked out the window and saw smoke coming from the direction of his school; his school was on fire! 

He looked over and immediately thought to himself that a villain called Black Skull was burning down the school.

The Chronicles of Murf

St Patrick’s NS, Glencullen,  County Wicklow, 5th Class, 16th November 2016

Part I:  The adventure of Murf and Marty

Once upon a time there was a sheep and his name was Murf.  

He  lived in The Burrow with his best friend Marty, the black sheep. 

The wild mission of Bob

Bray School Project, County Wiclow, 4th Class, 15th November 2016

Once upon a time there was a unicorn called Bob and his best friend was called Jeff The Pig. 

They lived in a world not far away called Uni-Rainbow.

There was an evil Queen called Eibhlinn who ruled Uni-Rainbow and many other countries. 

Cheevolicious - the wrath of disco time

Bray School Project, County Wicklow, 6th Class, 10th November 2016

One night, Jovan broke out of the zoo and became a free gorilla. 

He grabbed hold of the bars and ripped them off until there was only two remaining, then ran off into the night looking for Paddy the monster potato. 

He wanted to kill the potato because he was mean: Paddy had been mean to him in the past.

Donald Truff v. Killary Tintin

​Wicklow ETNS, 5th Class, 9th November 2016

Today Donald Truff became president of Alibanana.

He quit his job as an Oompa Loompa in the chocolate factory and went on the news in the capital city, Banana, to say what he wanted to do with Alibanana.  

He got lost on his way back home and fell into a hole.

The Roses

​Blessington ETNS, County Wicklow, 4th– 6th Class 08 November 2016

“I don’t want to go in there,” Philip shouted. 

The man was pulling him into the orphanage after seeing Philip steal some bread. 

Philip looked up at the great big building in front of him, and shuddered in fear.

Harambe’s Big Escape

​Delgany NS, County Wicklow,5th Class, 27 October 2016

Harambe the gorilla wakes up with clowns outside his cage, and he starts going crazy. 

Furry Murray is still asleep and does not realise that the clowns are outside. 

Harambe was so scared and angry that he starts throwing things around like crazy. 

Zappy the greatest flying zebra

Bray School Project, County Wicklow, 3rd Class, 25 October, 2016

Once upon a time there was a zebra called Zappy who lived in a galaxy nobody knew. Then she went to earth to go trick-or-treating. 

She went to someone’s house and they kicked her out because she wasn’t a human and they didn’t want a zebra in their house. 

She felt lonely and sad.

The Adventures of Burger Man

St Patrick’s NS, Glencullen, County Wicklow, 4th Class, 18 October 2016 

Another day in Burger City. 

Burger Man and French Fry Guy are working in Burger Prince. All of a sudden, Ketchup the cowboy comes in on straw. 

He ducked behind the counter and says: “Ah ha! We meet again,” while stroking his cheese cat. 

Super Pizza Saves the World

​Blessington No 1 School, County Wicklow, 3rd Class, 12 October 2016

One day Super Pizza and Geoffrey the Potato were walking along the street. Geoffrey stepped in some bubble-gum.

“Oh No! I’ve ruined my flavouring” Geoffrey said. 

“Don’t worry I’ll help!” shouted Super Pizza.

Bill’s amazing adventure

​Gorey ETNS, County Wicklow, 4th/5th Class 06 October 2016

One beautiful sunny morning in Mort’s pharmacy, Bill woke up to find that he was extraordinarily average. 

Bill realised that he needed some milk, so he walked over to the supermarket, Asda. 

When he walked out of the supermarket with his milk, he saw Donkey Hashtags having a fight with Trevor the Cow. 

Sophie the Booger Bomber

​Lacken NS, County Wicklow, 5th/6th Class, 5th October 2016

Sophie the troll and Jeff the Kangaroo go off on a nose-picking streak to Hawaii. 

Sophie climbs into Jeff’s pouch, and he jumps from Ireland all the way to Hawaii. 

“On the way,” Sophie says, 

The Revenge Of The Babies

​Donoughmore NS, County Wicklow, 2nd/3rd Class, 4th October 2016

DJ Baby was walking along the street when he slipped on a banana skin. While he was falling he met Baby Pants. 

“Hi Baby Pants, long time, no see!” said DJ Baby.

“Nice to see you!” said Baby Pants.

Still Small

​Blessington no 1 NS, 4th Class, County Wicklow, 29 September 2016

“Hah, your fur is really long and sticky”, Tim the purple banana cackled. “You should really go to the hairdressers. Or have a shower!” 

“Well, you’re a mouldy apple!” Silver the Wolf cried angrily.

Then she let out a sob and ran back to her cave. 

Bob and Porky's Adventure

Nun’s Cross, Ashford, County Wicklow, 3rd/4th class, 28th September 2016

“G’day mate, my name is Bob the Blob and my greatest fear is to become a grapefruit.”

“Hello there! My name is Porky and I like jumping in mud. I also enjoy KFC and sausages.”

Bob and Porky were having this conversation in a patch of mud in Porky’s back yard.

Bob The Dabasaurus

St Kevin’s, Tarahill NS, Gorey, County Wicklow, 5th Class, 27th September 2016

Bob woke up and was very fat. He went to check his weight again. 

He rolled down the stairs to get breakfast. He accidentally looked in the mirror and peed his pants. 

Bob was a t-rex but he had four legs and no arms. Bob rolled into the kitchen and poured himself some Lucky Charms.

Spagettio goes to candyland

Bray School Project, County Wicklow, 2nd Class, 22nd September 2016

Spagettio the Meatball’s best friend was Honky the Donkey. 

They had been best friends for nine years, ever since they had met in a meatball shop called Meatball Al’s. 

They had both gone into the shop and bought chicken wings. 

Meatball Madness

St Brigid’s, County Wicklow 5th Class, 21st  September 2016

Jim the Cyborg Meatball is going to Hollywood to get the Ultimate Moustached Muffin’s autograph. 

On his way through Mutated Meatball Kingdom he sees Sprinkles the Cupcake behind a lettuce bush crying sprinkles because Jam the Man-eating Seagull was threatening to eat her. 

Pat The Pillow's Evil Plot

St Coen’s, Rathnew, 6th Class, 20th September 2016 

Kevin the Cat and Cabbage Boy were running from Pat the Pillow. 

They were only a little bit ahead, and Pat the Pillow was throwing feathers at them. 

Kevin nearly ran in front of a car but Cabbage Boy pulled him back. 

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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