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

The Doughnut Heist

St Patrick’s Junior School, Blanchardstown​, 2nd Class, 18th October 2018

Mr Sausage met Taco God at the park. They had a play date there. They were playing on the swings. 

They both went up the slide and Taco God went down and Mr Sausage followed him. 

Mr Sausage banged into Taco God and he burnt himself.

Peggy vs Mr Ducky

Scoil Eoin Phoil II Naofa​, 6th Class, 17 October 2018

Peggy woke up in his house and he found out he had no legs. He panicked because he tried to jump out of bed and he fell over.

“Mum, I have no legs!”

“Don’t be silly.” Peggy’s mum didn’t believe him

The Butcher Strikes Again

Wicklow Montessori School, 2nd, 3rd and 4th class, County Wicklow, 16 October 2018

One bright, early morning, Lily the doge was lying in bed. 

Suddenly she fell out of bed because she was having a bad dream. 

In her dream,   black widow spiders were trying to eat her whole!

Lost Families and Chicken Nuggets

St FIn Barres 5th & 6th Class County Cork, 12 October 2018

A chicken slides into view and in a gangster voice says, "Hey it's JBM, also known as Jimmy Buctas McNulty." 

A flying squirrel slides into view and says, "Ni!' There were a load of cows and pigs around so it was hard to slide into view without crashing into one. 

Jimmy says, "That's my secretary/best friend, Donna Buctas McNulty, who is also my cousin, my sista from another mista!" 

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 End of the World is Small and Fluffy

Dublin 7 Educate Together National School, 6th Class, 11 October 2018

My name is Squish and I am an incredibly cute cat with murderous intentions. This is my autobiography.

Today was the day I was finally going to do it. I was going to finally build my death ray and use Gertrude the waffle, my best friend, to shoot lasers out of it. 

The death ray will harness the power of Gertrude’s lasers.

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.

Sparkle Danger: The Great Adventure of MiaowKitty

St Joseph’s National School, Longford, 4th Class, 10 October 2018

Once upon a time in Miaowtopia lived MiaowKitty the Cat. MiaowKitty found sparkles that gave her all the wishes in the world.

One day, Poppy the Puppy came to visit MiaowKitty. MiaowKitty made a wish that rainbows would come out of her tail when she flies.

Poppy the Puppy felt happy for her friend because she knew how to fly too. 

The Messed Up Match

Scoil Thomais, Castleknock, 4th Class, 9th October 2018

Joey the toilet started off as a normal toilet during a football match.

One day, he broke free from the bathroom in the stadium to watch a football match.

While at the match, Joey met Timmy the toilet roll, who was playing in goals. 

Fabio on the Run

Kilmessan National School, Kilmessan​, 5th Class, 8th October 2018

There was a marshmallow named Fabio who lived in a small bag with his friend. 

He tried to escape because he didn’t like the other marshmallows. 

When he did escape, he met Zachary the Milk Carton and Leonardo da Vinci.

Lulu and Ugly

Scoil Mhuire agus Eoin, 4th Class, County Wicklow, 05 October 2018 

Once upon a time there was an evil girl called Lulu and she hated unicorns.

Lulu always wanted to win everything and she was really mean and had no friends except for Ugly the devil.

She didn't like Coolie the elephant and she hated Starlight the star. 

The Story of Bouncey

St Francis Senior National School, Coolock​, 5th Class, 3rd October 2018

The invisible bunny, Bouncey, found an invisible chocolate bunny in the wilderness.

Bouncey just wanted to fit in with the other bunnies in the wilderness. 

So Bouncey went to another bunny’s house - but the other bunnies couldn’t see him because he was invisible.

The Sock and the Weird Toilet

St. Colmcilles Junior National School, Knocklyon, 2nd Class, 1st October 2018

Jeff the toilet was going to the shop. He was going to the shop to buy a toilet that was a friend.

Jeff saw Mr Sock on one of the shelves. Mr Sock told Jeff the toilet to steal the other toilet, whose name was Lloyd.

Lloyd stole Mr Sock instead. Mr Sock fell into Lloyd.

Jack The Ninja Warrior

Scoil Padre Pio, 5th Class, County Cork, 28 September 2018

One day Jack's Mom came into his room and found pictures of Chloe under his bed. When Jack came home he was grounded. 

Jack cried and he had to eat warm ice-cream with live worms inside the ice-cream.

While Jack was eating the ice-cream, his Mom ripped up the pictures and worse it was in front of him.

 

The Big Adventure

Mary Help of Christians GNS, Navan Road, 4th Class, 27th September 2018

One day there was a very lonely Mrs Potato Peels.

Mrs Potato Peels phoned her friend, King Guacamole the lion because he was getting married to Queen Guacamole the polar bear. 

Jeff the Pig was the bridesmaid.

My Father is a WHAT?!

St. Theresa’s National School, Kilflynn, Co. Kerry, 6th Class

It was a dangerous day in the city.

Superhero, Annabelle’s father, wanted to destroy the city.

Annabelle was unaware that the villain was her father and rang him, but there was no answer.

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

Half a Heart

Presentation Primary School George’s Hill, Smithfield, 5th & 6th Class, 26 September 2018

Erin was walking through a rainy field. She was walking quickly, looking for shelter.

Erin was with her friend Pearl. Suddenly, a dog jumped out in front of them.

Pearl said, “Get away! Get away!”

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.

The Cookie and the Donut

St Fiachra’s JNS, Artane​, 2nd Class, 24th September 2018

Once upon a time there was a doughnut called Chewy. He always sat in the back of the bakery, so no one would pick him and eat him.

Chewy’s greatest fear was a giant mouth in a bakery suit. One day he went out of the bakery and found a dog.

The dog was a doughnut dog. The dog took him for a ride to a cookie bakery. 

Nathan's Negative Nightmare: the beginning of a new evolution

Culture Night County Cork 21 September 2018

One stormy night. Cold was the night.  In a small little village, in a small little street in a small little orphanage, in a small little kid there was a big imagination and a big dream.

Suddenly there was a big earthquake.  He was having a dream.  The earthquake was happening outside of his body and it sent him into his nightmare.

The first thing that came to his sight was a cat.  A talking cat.  An evil cat.

Gucci the Sushi Roll: Big Tay Strikes Back

Rathmichael School, 6th class, County Wicklow, 20th September 2018

Gucci and Patrick were walking down the street when Gucci jumped onto Patrick’s lid. Patrick is a jar of mayonnaise. 

Gucci is a Californian Sushi roll that wants to own a Japanese Hair Dryer Co.

Then, all of a sudden, Gucci’s arch enemy, Big Tay, walked up to them and shoved cakes into their faces. “Hey!” said Gucci.

Jack & the Jewel of Life

St Patrick’s Junior School, Blanchardstown​, 2nd Class, 20th September 2018

Jack the dolphin was playing soccer in the sea. He was playing with his best friend Jake. 

Suddenly, Jed the evil octopus dolphin-napped Jake and brought him to his abandoned ship. 

He trapped him in a dolphin cage.

Uni the Unicorn’s terrible nightmare

St. Fergal’s NS, 2nd class, County Wicklow, 19th September 2018

One day Uni the Unicorn was in her magical land when she fell off a small building as she was feeling sick and tired.  

When Uni fell she landed on the ground which made a bit of a hole.  It was there she found magical sparklers next to her.  

But she thought they were normal sparklers.  She picked them up and she shook them around like normal sparklers…but suddenly she disappeared!

Killy the Cow

Holy Family National School, Monkstown​, 4th Class, 19th September 2018

There once was a cow named Killy. He was in the forest and he heard shooting noises. 

So he ran to the river and the Farmer caught him and then threw him in the back of the truck. 

The truck was taking Killy to a farm.

Johnny and Trey’s amazing adventures

Our Lady of the Wayside, Kilternan, 6th class, County Wicklow,18 September 2018

Our story begins in a field where Johnny is eating grass with Trey the tortoise. 

Johnny starts drinking from a bucket of dirty brown rainwater.

‘Let’s go down to the river,’ Johnny exclaimed to Trey the tortoise, ‘the very river where I met you under that moist leaf you live under.’

Jamas Meets a Friend

Our Lady Immaculate SNS, Darndale​, 5th Class, 18 September 2018

Jamas lives in a field in the middle of nowhere. 

One day, a random guy called Discoman appeared and started dancing.

“Do you want to be my friend?” said Jamas.

Jim and the Magic Pen

North Monastery Primary, 5th Class, County Cork, September 14th 2018

This story is set in Canada. A pen was being shipped from India to Canada. 

Jim Boston went to a library in Canada and finds a book that tells him what the magic pen can do. 

Then he turned to the next page and found a pen. He also finds a map that helps him find the magic pen. 

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