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 Cookie and the Donut

St Fiachra’s JNS, Artane​, 2nd Class, 24th September 2018

Once upon a time there was a doughnut called Chewy. He always sat in the back of the bakery, so no one would pick him and eat him.

Chewy’s greatest fear was a giant mouth in a bakery suit. One day he went out of the bakery and found a dog.

The dog was a doughnut dog. The dog took him for a ride to a cookie bakery. 

Nathan's Negative Nightmare: the beginning of a new evolution

Culture Night County Cork 21 September 2018

One stormy night. Cold was the night.  In a small little village, in a small little street in a small little orphanage, in a small little kid there was a big imagination and a big dream.

Suddenly there was a big earthquake.  He was having a dream.  The earthquake was happening outside of his body and it sent him into his nightmare.

The first thing that came to his sight was a cat.  A talking cat.  An evil cat.

Gucci the Sushi Roll: Big Tay Strikes Back

Rathmichael School, 6th class, County Wicklow, 20th September 2018

Gucci and Patrick were walking down the street when Gucci jumped onto Patrick’s lid. Patrick is a jar of mayonnaise. 

Gucci is a Californian Sushi roll that wants to own a Japanese Hair Dryer Co.

Then, all of a sudden, Gucci’s arch enemy, Big Tay, walked up to them and shoved cakes into their faces. “Hey!” said Gucci.

Jack & the Jewel of Life

St Patrick’s Junior School, Blanchardstown​, 2nd Class, 20th September 2018

Jack the dolphin was playing soccer in the sea. He was playing with his best friend Jake. 

Suddenly, Jed the evil octopus dolphin-napped Jake and brought him to his abandoned ship. 

He trapped him in a dolphin cage.

Uni the Unicorn’s terrible nightmare

St. Fergal’s NS, 2nd class, County Wicklow, 19th September 2018

One day Uni the Unicorn was in her magical land when she fell off a small building as she was feeling sick and tired.  

When Uni fell she landed on the ground which made a bit of a hole.  It was there she found magical sparklers next to her.  

But she thought they were normal sparklers.  She picked them up and she shook them around like normal sparklers…but suddenly she disappeared!

Killy the Cow

Holy Family National School, Monkstown​, 4th Class, 19th September 2018

There once was a cow named Killy. He was in the forest and he heard shooting noises. 

So he ran to the river and the Farmer caught him and then threw him in the back of the truck. 

The truck was taking Killy to a farm.

Johnny and Trey’s amazing adventures

Our Lady of the Wayside, Kilternan, 6th class, County Wicklow,18 September 2018

Our story begins in a field where Johnny is eating grass with Trey the tortoise. 

Johnny starts drinking from a bucket of dirty brown rainwater.

‘Let’s go down to the river,’ Johnny exclaimed to Trey the tortoise, ‘the very river where I met you under that moist leaf you live under.’

Jamas Meets a Friend

Our Lady Immaculate SNS, Darndale​, 5th Class, 18 September 2018

Jamas lives in a field in the middle of nowhere. 

One day, a random guy called Discoman appeared and started dancing.

“Do you want to be my friend?” said Jamas.

Jim and the Magic Pen

North Monastery Primary, 5th Class, County Cork, September 14th 2018

This story is set in Canada. A pen was being shipped from India to Canada. 

Jim Boston went to a library in Canada and finds a book that tells him what the magic pen can do. 

Then he turned to the next page and found a pen. He also finds a map that helps him find the magic pen. 

Zac and Crazy’s Adventure

Central Model Senior School, Dublin 1, 3rd Class, 13 September 2018

Once upon a time there lived a strong tiger called Zac. The world was in danger. 

The danger was that there was going to be a tornado, a typhoon, fire falling from the sky and the whole world exploding.

Zac said, “I want to be the king and stop the danger.”

The Sausage’s Big Day

St Colmcille’s Junior National School, Knocklyon​, 2nd Class, 12 September 2018

Once upon a time a sausage woke up and thought in his head, “I have to go on a journey.”

The sausage, whose name was Silly Sausage, jumped out of the fridge and went outside.

Silly Sausage’s best friend, Bethany Bacon was already outside.

A Different Kind of Chicken Nugget

Dublin 7 Educate Together National School, 6th Class, 11 September 2018

A long time ago, in a chicken butcher far, far away, the star of the story was processed. 

He was a ninja but he was no ordinary ninja, he was Ninja Turner the chicken nugget. 

A KFC truck came to buy the chicken nuggets but Turner somehow escaped and said “I want to unlock my true potential as a chicken nugget.” 

Cocoa & Hugs

St Vincent's, 4th Class, County Cork, 07 September 2018

Once upon a time there was a Panda-bear called Hugs. 

Her best friend was a Yorkie called Cocoa. She lived in a big back garden with her owner.

They were on holidays and she got lost in the woods.

The War of the Fruits

St Fiachra’s Junior School, 2nd Class, 6th September 2018

Once upon a time there was a baby apple called Bob. His Mammy and Daddy fell off the apple tree before him. 

One day Bob made a friend called Sarah the Strawberry. 

They found each other because there was a strawberry tree next door.

Doughnut House Dream

​Holywell Educate Together, Swords, 3rd Class, 5th September 2018

Once upon a time there was a snake who was Santa’s Helper. His name was Ben.

Ben helped Santa every morning. He helped Santa get the presents ready and he helped to deliver them.

One day, Ben met his best friend Bob the Slug.

Mrs. Scoot Scoot’s Scooter

​Scoil Assaim BNS, Raheny​, 5th Class, 4 September 2018

Once upon a time, Mrs. Scoot Scoot and her husband Mr. Scoot Scoot were living happily in a house. 

But Mrs. Scoot Scoot actually wasn’t happy because her wish hadn’t come true yet.

She was driving through town one day and she saw a really nice scooter in the window of a shop. She really wanted it but she couldn’t afford it.

Waverly and the Nightmare Chamber

Fighting Words at Christ Church Cathedral, Heritage Week Workshop, 18 August 2018

Once upon a time there was a mermaid called Waverly, who was a bit nerdy. She lived in the ocean with her best friend James the Little Fish with Legs. 

Waverly was the smartest mermaid in her class but no one liked her except James.

One day James and Waverly were playing in the middle of the ocean. They were playing SeaMonopoly when they found a shipwreck.

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