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

Friendship vs Football

Brittas Bay NS, 4th/5th class, County Wicklow, 7th March 2018

Once there was a boy called Seinna. He lived in Chesterfield. 

Having been at Man United for 2 years he was excited to get a transfer offer from Man City.

Seinna had one problem. 

The Winning Puppy

​Réalt na Mara Girls National School, Drogheda, 2nd Class, 7 March 2018

Once upon a time there was a puppy called Sprinkle and she lived in Castle Glen.  

Sprinkle was looking for an owner because she didn’t have one.

On the day her story begins, Sprinkle was playing on the green and she saw a little girl called Sunny.  

Magekka’s Big Secret

​Scoil Thomáis, Laurel Lodge, Castleknock, Dublin 15, 4th Class, 6 March 2018

Once upon a time there lived a wizard named Magekka. 

He lived at the bottom of the big dark woods in a castle surrounded by a big swamp.

Magekka’s greatest fear was magic.

Tommy's Nightmare

​Scoil Cholmcille, Ballybrack, County Wicklow, 5th class 27th February 2018

One Baltic night Taco Tommy was in Taco Bell being created. 

But the creator messed up and put in too much hot sauce. 

After Tommy came out of the scorching oven he grew arms and legs.

Nuggy’s Adventure

St.Patrick’s JNS, Blanchardstown 2nd Class, 27th February 2018

Once upon a time there was a chicken nugget called Nuggy. 

Nuggy was in the kitchen of McDonalds and he was afraid that he was going to get his face burned because he saw a big oven.

He was also afraid that his friend King Jeffery, the Diet Coke, was going to be drank.

The Zebra and the Potato

Scared Heart Boys National School, Ballygall, 2nd Class, 26 February 2018

Once upon there was a Zebra named Billy. One day, Jimmy the Potato went to the zoo where Billy lived.

Jimmy was in a sack of potatoes that was brought to Billy for his dinner. After Billy ate one, he saw Jimmy and they became friends.

A month after they met, Jimmy was talking to Billy when a tiger came up behind them.

Danny Saves the Day

Sacred Heart JNS, Killinarden, 2nd class, County Wicklow, 22nd February 2018

Danny the Dalmation was walking around and a robot called Metro come along and blasted him. This was how he got his superpowers.

Metro said “These powers have to be a secret”

“What are these superpowers?” asked Danny.

The Burger Mission

​Scoil Thomáis, Castleknock, 4th Class, 22nd February 2018

Once upon time, there was a robot named Echo who wanted to eat a burger. He lived on a remote island where he was the only technology.

He felt lonely there. So he got a donut and called it Donald. They became best friends.

He wanted to get a burger, but he couldn’t get past his greatest fear, the cows. He didn’t know that cows went into burgers.

Chris the Ninja

St Thomas’ SNS, 4th class, County Wicklow, 21st February 2018

My name is Chris and I’m a ninja. I always have dreams of meeting the Master Ninja Jung Chong who lives in the highest mountain in China.

When I was young, my sensei taught me how to fight and use shurikens.

My pet cat is my best friend. Her name is Cookie.

Chicky’s Adventure

St Patrick’s National School, Castlebar County Mayo, 6th Class, 20 February 2018

A long time ago in Eggland, Chicky the Chicken was hatched.

Unfortunately Felix the Fox was nearby, living in a hole in the forest.

Felix the Fox and his foxy family were on the hunt looking for a juicy chicken.

Talking Carrots

St. Patrick’s National School Town, 6th Class, County Mayo, 20 February 2018

One dark evening, Jimmy the Farmer was buying cattle food at the mart.

After buying the food he walked to the grocery store to buy carrot seeds.

Jimmy drove home in his tractor, Johnny the John Deere, and planted the seeds.

The Mystery Bone

Ard Rí National School, Navan, 1st & 2nd Class, 20th February 2018

Tommy the Dog lived in an alleyway in the city. 

His one wish was to have the biggest bone in the world with deluxe taste.

At the theme park, Tommy saw the biggest bone on the roller coaster. 

The Evil Potatoes

​Scoil Cholmcille, 3rd Class, County Wicklow, 20 February 2018

One day there was a boy called Logan, who was in 4th class. He was 9 years old.

After school his mom put down his dinner – but there were potatoes on it! So Logan screamed: “Ahhhhhhhhh” and ran out the door.

“Logan, are you afraid of potatoes?” his mom asked.

How the Dragon got his Fire

St. Colmcilles Junior National School, Knocklyon, 2nd Class, Tuesday 20th February 2018

Once upon a time there was a big dragon, who was lonely in his cave. 

One day, the dragon went out and found another cave. He was standing outside the cave when a snake came out!

The dragon said “Do you want to come over to my cave?”

Goat Wars

​Scoil San Carlo, Leixlip, 4th Class, 19th February 2018

John the Anxious Goblin lived in the sewers. Every morning he gathered wasted junk and old shoes and germs and had a bath in it.

John asked for a pet goat for his birthday. He had a picture on the wall of a goat attacking him. 

But he had seen a bunch of YouTube videos of goats fainting and decided that he wanted one.

Joan's Olympic Story

Tory Writing Group, Waterford, 14th February 2018

It was Valentine’s Day. Joan and Russel were meeting in Dublin. 

They were meeting in the pub. Russel was there first and he had a drink while he was waiting for Joan.

Joan ran into the pub. She was a bit embarrassed she was late.

The Carrot-Nap

​Donabate Portrane Educate Together National School, 3rd Class, 8 February 2018

Once upon a time there was a carrot called Bob. He lived in a place called Dublin. Bob’s dream was to play football for Ireland.

Bob’s best friend was Polly the Pea. Polly the Pea loved wearing green and loved eating mashed potatoes.

One day, Bob was at his house. Polly came in and she gave him a registration form to try out for the Ireland team

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