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

Paddy and the Laser Laser Beam

St Patrick’s Boys National School, Drumcondra​, 4th Class, 21st January 2019

Once upon a time there was a guy called Paddy the Potato Peeler.

One day, Paddy was at the office and his boss gave him a prize for peeling fifty potatoes in one minute. The great prize was a silver potato peeler.

Paddy went home and he told his mam and his best friend Phillip the Cow that he won the silver potato peeler at work. 

Tales of The Fast Food Seas

Fighting Words, Maynooth University, Workshop 2, 19 January 2019

Captain Chicken Nugget was sailing the Mc Donald’s high seas on the way to Live Aid. 

Suddenly, Mr. Potato’s mayonnaise cannon attacked. 

This was the first time Captain Chicken Nugget looked into Mr Potato’s cold, dark eyes.

A Dream Come True

Fighting Words, Maynooth University, Workshop 1, 19 January 2019

Bluppo the Blue Hippo lives in Blueberry World.

Every single day he plants blueberries, because he likes to eat them.

Bluppo’s best friend is Firestar the Talking Cat. He lives in the jungle in Blueberry World.

Nigel's Nonsense

Cloghroe N.S. County Cork, 6th Class 18 January 2019

Nigel is a 70-year-old man and he has been in hospital after he got knocked out in a boxing match by his 'friend' Isaac.

Nigel woke up to his cow, Bessie, licking his face. He gets a fright because Bessie is there and he's afraid of cows now.

When he got up, he found a load of cows in his kitchen rooting through his cupboards and they ate all the food so he had to go to the shop, but the shop closed down while he was in a coma. 

Toby

St David’s Boys National School, Artane​, 5th Class, 17 January 2019

Once upon a time in a wondrous land of Krispy Cremes, it all started with Toby the Big Bear in a cave.

Toby was eating his daily dose of honey when he decided he was tired and went to sleep in his “bed” (it was made out of stone).

Toby’s 96-year-old granny, who used a wheelchair, lived with him.

The Unicorn Travels

Balbriggan Educate Together National School, 2nd Class, 16 January 2019

Uni the Unicorn wanted to become a warrior because she wanted to fight people.

They were her greatest fear.

Uni had a best friend called Moon, who is a dragon. She wanted people to like her.

Bob and his Lost Love

Our Lady of Victories, Ballymun​, 5th Class, 15th January 2019

Once upon a time there was a chicken nugget called Bob. He lived in a big, deep fat fryer.

Sometimes Bob looked out the window and daydreamed that he would get a girlfriend. 

Fizzy the Coca-Cola was Bob’s best friend but he wanted something more.

The Rescue of Tickles

Donabate Portrane Educate Together National School, Donabate, 3rd Class, 14th January 2019

Once upon a time there was a sweet shop that had a doughnut called Tickles.

Tickles’ best friend was called Ginny the Marshmallow. Ginny lived across the shop from Tickles.

One day, Tickles was bought out of the shop and Ginny had to save him. Tickles was put in a box and carried out of the shop!

The War of the Water-balloons

Cloghroe National School, 6th Class, County Cork, 11 January 2019

Tiffany Thomas is a window cleaner and she's been working for two years and by her side are her two friends the Warthog called Roy and the Patricia the Parrot. 

She hated her job and wanted to help endangered penguins.

One day she was cleaning the Mayor's house and Patricia flew away. 

Jamie in the Jungle

St Patrick’s Boys National School, Drumcondra, Dublin 9, 4th Class, 9th January 2019

Jamie the explorer jumped over the river. The river had toxic water and potatoes floating in it. 

Jamie was looking for his family. Jamie’s family had crash-landed on the island and he was looking for them.

Jamie’s best friend, Quentin the dog, found the scent of his family. 

Wish Wars

Scoil San Carlo, Leixlip​, 4th Class, 8th January 2019

One day, Banana Bob had cake for breakfast. The cake was radioactive and gave him powers. 

He looked over and saw his best friend, Slappy the t-rex, jumping outside of the window.

Banana Bob decided to go see what Slappy was doing.

Spray Tan Warfare

St Fiachra’s Senior National School, Beaumont, 6th Class, 7th January 2019

On an ordinary day Mrs Carrot was putting on spray tan, when she spotted a flyer for the competition.

To win the competition all you had do was be the most tanned. 

The prize was a lifetime supply of spray tan.

The Big Mission

Plainfield Memorial School, 5th Grade, 20 December 2018

The wind was howling. The sky was dark. Roscoe the dog was in a gloomy alley, barking at a poster of a dinosaur.

A wild dinosaur ran down the alley and scared Roscoe. “Roar! Boogly, boogly!” screamed the dinosaur. 

The Dinosaur, Frank, was trying to figure out why Roscoe was barking. Roscoe was terrified and ran away yipping.

No More Cheesecake!

St Fiachra’s Junior National School, Beaumont, 2nd Class, 20th December 2018

One day Fail Man opened up his diary and wrote “Dear diary, I want a flying pig.” 

Fail Man and Smart Guy, Fail Man’s best friend, came across Wizard the Pig. 

Then they met Santa Claus. 

The King of Chocolates

St Colmcille’s Junior National School, Knocklyon​, 2nd Class, 18th December 2018

It was a snowy day in Chocolateland and it was raining sugar. 

Chocolate the Chocolate was riding on Bill the unicorn’s head. 

Chocolate the Chocolate said to Bill the Unicorn, “We must go inside it’s snowing!”

Ronald Ruins Me Flop!!

St Patricks NS, Diswellstown Road, 5th Class, 18th December 2018

Once upon a time, there was a flipflop named Jimmy that went to a Gucci shop, but there were no Gucci flipflops left.

Jimmy raged at the shopkeeper, “You should have more flipflops in stock!”

The shopkeeper picked Jimmy up and threw him out of the shop.

Mission: Impiggable

St Fiachra’s Senior National School, Beaumont, 6th Class, 17th December 2018

One stormy night in Nigeria, all you could hear was a mysterious spy theme.

All of the sudden, Bagún the Spy Pig appeared from Betty’s caravan.

He’d had a notification from his boss saying he had to infiltrate the Russian embassy. 

Lily and Her New Best Friend

Balbriggan Educate Together National School, 2nd Class, 12 December 2018

Once there was a blue hamster named Lily. Her best friend was Orange the Orange Hamster and her worst fear was green hamsters.

Lily was scared of the green hamsters because they made her sick. But she loved eating cookies.

One day, a new boy came in and he was a green hamster.

Sausage Quest

Breaffy National School, 5th Class, County Mayo, 11 December 2018

Have you ever seen a talking sausage?

Well, I’m going to tell you a legendary story about a talking sausage named Digeridoo.

It was a lovely day in Chef Jeff’s kitchen.

The Spoon

Breaffy National School, 5th Class, Count Mayo, 11 December 2018

Over the horizon walked a little girl with a bag of gummy drops.

RIIIIIIP!

The bag tears!

A gummy drop falls out into the searing heat of the Wild West.

The Escape of the Donkey

Our Lady of Victories, Ballymun​, 4th & 5th Class, 11th December 2018

Once upon a time there was a whale named Donkey. No, not a donkey named Whale - a whale named Donkey.

Donkey’s best friend was Felicia the whale. Whenever they left each other, Donkey said, “Bye, Felicia!”

One day Donkey was migrating through the coral reef and he thought to himself, “Why is all this coral going white?”

Lucy and the Big Bad Pig

St Rose’s National School, Tallaght​, 3rd Class, 6th December 2018

Lucy met the big fat pig called Jeffy. She ran away and she fell in some water. 

She was scared, but then Frank the ninja came and saved her.

The pig caught up with them and chased Lucy and Frank.

Hobo Max and Bob

St Maelruain’s COI National School, Tallaght, Dublin 24, 5th/6th Class, 5 December 2018

Once there was a man who lived in an alleyway called Hobo Max. His best friend was a dog called Bob.

During the day, Max liked to eat his cardboard box. 

The reason he did this is because he spent all of his money on cigarettes.

The Story of Weirdness

St Patrick’s NS Curtlestown​, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Class, County Wicklow, 4th December 2018

Once upon a time there was a donkey called Joe who lived on the side of a hill. 

He was eating his spuds when in came his friend Spuddy.

“Hi Spuddy, how are you? You smell like potatoes” said Donkey Joe.

Dinnerbone’s Great Adventure

St Fiachra’s JNS, Artane​, 2nd Class, 3rd December 2018

Once upon a time there was a wolf and a sausage. 

The wolf was called Dinnerbone, and his worst fear was humans. There was also a sausage, who always got lost.

The sausage and wolf were best friends. The sausage’s name was Cow the Sausage.

The Golden Sliotar

Ardfert National School, 4th Class County Kerry, November 2018

One morning Jimmy dreamed of being a hurler as he lay in his bed in Portumna. 

He had just moved from Ardfert to Portumna. 

He missed his friends in Ardfert and felt quite lonely.

The Adventures of Light-Slasher

St Malachy’s Boys National School, Edenmore​, 2nd Class, 29 November 2018

Once upon a time there was a knight whose head was a light bulb. His name was Light-Slasher.

He tried to rob a bank before but Dragon Ninja showed up to stop him. 

Light-Slasher failed, but was able to escape. Now, Light-Slasher was in his secret lair.

Jimmy's Great Adventure

Sacred Heart SNS​, 5th class, County Wicklow,29th November 2018

Once upon a time a village lady had a baby with octopus arms and legs.

The baby’s name was Jimmy and one day she lost him. 

As he was running he tripped and fell into a giant sausage sambo. 

Swingo and the Cheesy Popcorn

St Fiachra’s Senior National School, Beaumont, 6th Class, 28 November 2018

Swingo the dingo was looking for food in the outback of Australia. 

He was searching for cheesy popcorn for his friend John the cow.

Swingo knew he would have to fight a kangaroo to get the popcorn. He had a stick strapped to his back.

Granny Teta’s Great Adventures

Kilcoole Primary School, 6th class,County Wicklow, 27th November 2018

Granny Teta was sitting in her old springy armchair thinking about the time Granny Murray broke the speed limit and flew off a cliff.

She imagined the time when they drove over the cliff and she remembered her best friend’s rainbow hair.

She was listening to diddley-aye music on her portable cd player.

The Snowman and the Runaway Carrot

Scoil Chroí Naofa, Athenry​, 6th Class, 23 November 2018

Puddle the melting snowman was made by a lonely boy in his back garden during Christmas.

The boy had snatched a carrot from the Christmas dinner table and gave it to Puddle for a nose.  

Puddle decided to call the carrot ‘Luke’ and they became fast friends. Luke saved Puddle from his loneliness.

Luke had been bought at the Christmas market, where he had been parted from his brother Steve. 

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