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, Kerry, Mayo, NorthWest, and Wicklow

Platinum Whip

Glasnevin National School, Botanic Avenue, Dublin 9, 4th-6th Class, 29 April 2019

Jeremiah the Time-Traveling Cowboy was eating a dozen golden Oreos.

He was in the year 666 AD.

Jeremiah was in a saloon, talking to his past self because he was lonely. 

He had time travelled from the year 3066 so he could speak to his past self about stealing his mother’s cat.

The Quest to Find His Family

Donnycarney Youth Project, 25th April 2019

There was a boy called Hunter who lived in an orphanage. His best friend was a girl called Serenity.

Hunter believed his family might still be alive. He and Serenity decided to escape.

One day, Hunter and Serenity were in the yard talking about how they were going to get out. 

The Pretty Butterfly

Kindergarden, Azraq Camp, Jordan

Pretty the butterfly was at the garden, and the garden was filled with grass and flowers. 

She was flying and playing with her brother, Riya, the bee. 

It became dark, and they got scared. 

Alex and The Flower

Kindergarden, Azraq Camp, Jordan

Alex the Tiger was going to the super market at night. 

While he was walking, he fell into a big hole because it was dark. 

Alex was scared so he phoned his best friend Ellen the Flower. 

Animal Friends

Kindergarden, Azraq Camp, Jordan

Asood the lion went to the woods. He was looking for food because he was hungry.

He saw his best friend Namour the tiger fighting a big, yellow snake.

Asood wanted to help and said, “Hey you two, stop fighting!”

2069

Dublin City Learning Festival, 12th April 2019

In the year 2069, there was lots of destruction. Pollution filled the air. If you didn’t have an air supply, you’d die. 

There was a monkey who had a plan - accompanied by his best friend, Tracy the Robot.

But there was a problem.

Sam the Night Vision Dog

Scoil Mhuire, Shankill, 3rd class, 11 April 2019

Once upon a time there was a dog called Sam. 

She was not an ordinary dog; she had a magical ability – night-vision! 

Sam was sitting on the wall of her house. Suddenly, she fell off when she saw her owner carrying a bag of chips.

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The Chicken Nugget Quest

St John’s SNS, Arklow​, 4th class, County Wicklow, 11th October 2018

Once on a stormy night in McDonald’s a chicken nugget named Jeff was being served with chips. 

He saw a giant potato that he recognised from TV sitting down and ordering chicken nuggets. 

Then a marshmallow called KFC jumped off the tray that was across the room and ran over.

The Cake Wars

Blessington no 1 NS, 4th Class, County Wicklow, 10th October 2018

Once there was a five legged bat called Jeff. He was very unique, because he could spit fire.

Not too far away Karl the frog is sitting in the same place he has been for the past year. 

This was because he has no legs. In the not too distant past there had been a war in which Karl had lost his legs in an explosion.

Ginger and Max in the Desert

Festina Lente Group

Once upon a time Ginger was born near some water in a desert. Ginger the horse was brown and white in colour. 

She had no mane. Ginger's parents were shocked because of it and had abandoned her. She was a lonely orphan.

Ginger felt really hot during the day and the sandstorms that blew in blinded her and made her really thirsty. 

At night she was cold as the desert became breezy and freezing

The Battle of the Banquet

Our Lady of The Wayside, 6th class, County Wicklow, 25th September 2018

“The battle of the banquet is on today. I have to get out of here,” thought Christian the Cornish pastry.

The battle of the banquet happens every coronation and the pastries are fighting the German Wiener Schnitzels for their right to be on the table at the banquet.

“I really want to win the battle” he thought “but I really want to take Christina the custard cream pastry on a date first.

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