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

Ninja Adventures

Holywell Educate Together National School, Swords, 3rd Class, 10 September 2019

Once upon a time on an island far away, there lived Pigman.

Pigman loved chocolate but there was not a chocolate factory anywhere.

There was also a ninja penguin who wanted to find the ultimate ninja star.

A Quest for Curry

St Fiachra’s Senior National School, 6th Class, 9 September 2019

Babathundae and his friend the Barbecue Sauce were on a rollercoaster.  

Babathundae left the cap off his friend.

Eight years later, Babathundae opened a curry shop called Babathundae’s Curry.

Anthem and the Dark

Power of Words Literary Festival Abbeyleix Heritage Centre, 25 August2019

Once upon a time, Anthem the Phoenix was flying through the sky during the day when she saw her beautiful friend, Mabel the Hedgehog, and she said, “Are you lost?”

“No, I’m just looking for something to eat,” said Mabel.

Anthem invited Mabel over to her nest for dinner.

The World of Craziness

Edmund Rice Summer Camp, 9th August 2019    

On a dark night Joe was walking around a city. Then Joe saw a chicken nugget on top of the Avenger Tower.

He passed through the Cemetery for Ironthings (CI). Joe sees a bird flying around hitting people. 

The bird hit Joe the Giraffe. Henry the Hoover fell off the building and died. 

Rí-rá Breithlá

Gaelscoil Coláiste Mhuire, Cearnog Pharnell, BAC 1, Rang 4, 24ú Meitheamh 2019

Lá amhain, bhí bhreithlá Barnaby an rinea ann. 

Bhí a chara Jimmy an toirtís ag pleanáil cóisir gan fhios dó.

Bhí Jimmy ag siopadóireacht, nuair a bhuail sé le Lippo Hippo.

The Lost Diamond

St Marnock’s National School, Portmarnock, Co. Dublin, 3rd Class, 20 June 2019

It was Mia’s fourteenth birthday. Mia was an explorer and her birthday wish was to find the rarest diamond in the world.

Her pet hamster’s name was Johnny and he was her best friend.

Mia went to give Johnny some food but he wasn’t in his cage. Mia stared, confused, at the cage.

The Chronicles of Bob

Pope John Paul II National School, Malahide, Co. Dublin, 5th Class, 19 June 2019

A long time ago in a small village, there was a really thin man. The man was called Bob and his greatest wish was to live in a swamp with a troll.

Since he hadn’t gotten his wish, he began to stress eat. Bob often hung out with his best friend, a chicken called Rodney.

Once Bob started stress-eating, he tried to eat Rodney, but Rodney got away.

The Adventures of Chicken Nugget and Polly

Galway Educate Together National School, Thomas Hynes Road, Newcastle, Galway, 4th Class, 14 June 2019

Chicken Nugget goes to the bookstore and buys a diary, but he can’t write in it because he’s too fat to sit down.

Chicken Nugget has no arms, so he can’t pull up the chair. He tries to do it, but he falls to the ground. 

He rolls out the door, and keeps on rolling for a full half hour.

Bloopy and the Beast

Galway Educate Together National School, Thomas Hynes Road, Newcastle, Galway, 4th Class, 14 June 2019

Bloopy was made in a factory and he was a shape shifter. He was dreaming about his imaginary friend.

Bloopy lived in little hut in the forest. The people in the factory had gone for wood and they had accidentally lost him there.

Left alone in the forest, Bloopy turned his hut into a high tech zone. 

BHJ v Single Pringle

Catherine McAuley National School Baggot Street, 4th Class, 14th June 2019

One day a boy called Jaws lived on a hill. 

He had a big head but a body like a stickman. 

Everyday when he went to the shops to get milk for his breakfast, he had to go down the hill. 

The Evil Doctor Billy Story

Casa Caterina​, 13th June 2019

Chapter One:

One day Billy Bob decided to go to Taco Bell.  He went alone on his motorbike. 

At Taco Bell, he ordered a really spicy taco with black beans, pepper, jalapenos, ghost peppers and everything spicy.

Evil Doctor Billy Rob broke into the chef’s kitchen and added an experimental nuclear pepper.

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John the Rock Picker

St Coens National School, 3rd Class, County Wicklow, 09 January 2018

Once upon a time there was a human called John, who was a rock picker. His dream was to become a billionaire.

John’s greatest fear was a monster called Goro. Goro was big and tall, wore ancient armour and breathed fire!

One day John went to the beach and started picking up rocks that he liked. He worked for a man called Mr Kava. 

The Mysterious Soup

St Coens NS, 5th class, County Wicklow, 20th December 2017

Once there was a man called Bob the soup maker and his greatest wish was to become the Manager of a famous restaurant.  

But the owner of the restaurant, the Chicken Wing Monster, wouldn’t let him.  

Bob would not stand up to him because of his evil side kick, Bouncing Betty, the clown.

Bozo the Horse

Jonathan Swift NS, 3rd-6th class, County Wicklow, 19th December 2017

In the world of myths and legends lived Bozo the horse.

It was a calm, warm day when Bozo went to see his friend Turkey the pony.

“Don’t say I’m small, I’m tall!” said Turkey frustratedly.

Defender of the Forest

St Andrew’s NS, 5th class, County Wicklow, 7th December 2017

Once upon a time a forest girl went on an adventure in a new part of the forest.

There was a poacher who went out into the forest on the same day. 

Forest girl fell out of a tree onto the poacher’s back.

The Evil Elf who tried to be happy

​Scoil Cholmcille, 4th class, County Wicklow, 5th December 2017

Once upon a time in an evil kingdom, called Evil Land, lived Clauser the Evil Elf on the Shelf. 

He always dreamed of taking another elf’s happiness so he could be happy himself.

Seven years ago when he was being made, Santa made a mistake that made him evil and unhappy. 

Diary of a Rubber Hose

​Scoil Chualann, 5th class, County Wicklow, 29th November 2017

Once upon a time there was a rubber hose called Borris Ink…

On 4th July, 1984 I was being used to hose down a bonfire. I was bored and lonely.  Suddenly I caught fire... , oh the irony!!  

I was burnt and alone until I met Drippy, the watering can and she put me out.

A Christmas Sausage

St Patricks NS, Greystones, 3rd class, County Wicklow, 28 November 2017

Once upon a time, in a far away land, lived a reindeer called Hunter. 

Hunter’s best friend was Tommy the turtle.

One day, they were playing hide and seek in a cinema. 

Saving Santa

Wicklow ETNS, 2nd class,  County Wicklow, 23rd November 2017

Santa said to his friend Rudolph the huskie:

“I hope my worst fear doesn’t come true today. 

The thing is- I’ve been doing odd things lately. 

​ The Rainbow Dragon

St Patrick’s NS, Glencullen, 3rd class, County Wicklow, 15th November 2017

Once upon a time there was a beautiful land that had a big fluffy castle that everyone lived in.  

One day, Bob the pebble, decided to go down to the mainland.  

There he met Fireball, the big rainbow dragon.

Cobby And His Dream

Sacred Heart SNS, 5th class, County Wicklow, 14th November 2017

There was a placed called La La Land where a unicorn called ‘Cobby’  lived. 

His friend Benny the bear lived next door. Benny loved corn so much he’d eat it for breakfast lunch and dinner.

There was a man who hated unicorns called Mr. Corney the unicorn beater. 

The Ketchup King

​Blessington ETNS, 4th-6th class,County Wicklow, 8th November 2017

It all started one day in Jim’s giant vault.  He had been watching his favourite TV show “Runge McDuck” the night before as he had so much money he could afford to make his own television show. 

After Runge McDuck was over he had seen some shadows. He was checking to see if his money was still there after seeing them.

As he turned around he knocked Anthony, his favourite ketchup bottle on the ground and to his horror, he broke!

Piff versus Eurowise

​Delgany NS, 5th class, County Wicklow, 07 November 2017

One day, Piff the Pufferfish was sorting through his hats. 

He was in the sea dump, at the end of the coral reef.

He realised he had lost his beautiful, brilliant, majestic fedora.

The Hobo of Kevinopolis

St Kevin’s NS, Tarahill, 5th class, County Wicklow, 26th October 2017

HOBO Joe cowered in his box from the rain, in the second biggest city in Jamaica.

Joe and Strudel the rabbit were in the back streets of Kevinopolis. They were cold in the rain.

“I have a bad feeling,” says Strudel.

The Giant Pigeonzilla and the Hole of Hand Sanitizer

Our Lady of Wayside, County Wicklow, 24 October 2017

One time there was a very young pigeon called Stephen. He was pretending to have a shower because he HATED cleaning homself but his mum said he had to be clean.

In the shower he found a button that, when he pressed it, opened up a secret passage-way.

The passage led into a secret lair, where there was a majestic, golden haired donkey, holding a potion.

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