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, Galway, Mayo and Wicklow

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

Kobe’s Wish

St Ronan’s National School, Clondalkin, 5th Class, 7 February 2018

Jack the alien worked on a space farm that grew diamonds and metal.  He made shields and swords.

In his spare time, Jack liked to help his friend Kobe play basketball.  He was the assistant coach of Kobe’s team.  

Kobe was not very good at basketball because he had no arms. The reason he has no arms is because he is a snake.

Sophie and the Ice-Dragon

St Thomas’s SNS, 4th class, County Wicklow, 7th February 2018

Once there was a girl named Sophie who had super-natural powers of reading minds. 

She lived in a small house in the country-side in Wexford. 

There was a forest near her where Bobby the jungle spider lived. She was terrified of him. 

Sparkle’s Date

​Réalt Na Mara GNS, Drogheda. 2nd Class, Wednesday 7th February 2018

Sparkle the Unicorn lived under a rock, by the sea. 

One day she went outside and she found a turtle. The turtle’s name was Shelly.

“Hi,” said Shelly to Sparkle.

Rarry the Ferarri

​Scoil Bhríde Junior National School, Donaghmede, 2nd Class, 6 February 2018

Once upon a time, there was a car named Rarry. He had a friend named Wanda the Chihuahua.

One day they went to the woods for a walk. Suddenly, a snake popped out and they legged it home. On the way home, they saw a race going on.

“I gotta be a part of that race!” Rarry said to Wanda.

No Time For Monkey Business

St Fiachra’s Senior National School, Beaumont, 6th Class, 5 February 2018

Once there was a gangster monkey named T-Bone and he was eating bananas. Suddenly, he heard a knock on the door. 

Without waiting, the door was kicked down by the guards. They had been tipped off about T-Bone stealing bananas by the security guards.

T-Bone threw bananas at them. Then he grabbed his tricycle and cycled away. 

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A crow’s revenge

​Lacken NS, 5th / 6th Class, County Wicklow, 26th September 2017

It was a rainy evening and Skirt and Fred were planning to go to the movies. 

Then their enemy John the Crow pooped on their heads. 

“I am going to bring you on the Jeremy Kyle Show” said Skirt the Sloth.

Frank’s Journey

Kilcoole NS, 6th Class, County Wicklow, 21st September 2017

One sunny and blue afternoon, Frank the Shark ate a person.

Ten minutes later his friend Johnny the Dragon came to meet him on the beach.

They had a deep conversation about life and what they wanted to do in the future. 

Banana Disease!

​Lacken NS, 3rd and 4th class, County Wicklow, 20th September 2017

Mrs. Banankie was walking in a forest one day, when Tamu the monkey jumped out of a bush.  

She was walking to the Doctor’s because she had rottenitus, and felt rotten!  

Tamu followed Mrs. Banankie to the Doctors. 

Adventures of Peadar the potato guy

​Ballintemple NS, 3rd-6th class, County Wicklow, 13th September 2017

Once upon a potato time there was a normal potato in a kitchen.  

He was on a plate about to be eaten when he fell off the plate and landed on the ground. 

Ronald McDonald who was the one who tried to eat him, shouted “Five Second Rule”, and bent down to pick him up.

The cranky old man

​Scoil Cholmcille, 4th class, County Wicklow, 12th September 2017

Once there was a cranky old man called Billy and whenever a football went into his garden he would pop it. He hated kids.

The kids threw rocks at his windows, pie at his face and nick-knocked his door and then ran away.

One day Billy was cooking his dinner: a piece of cheese was lying on the table and came alive. 

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! 

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