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

Zac and Crazy’s Adventure

Central Model Senior School, Dublin 1, 3rd Class, 13 September 2018

Once upon a time there lived a strong tiger called Zac. The world was in danger. 

The danger was that there was going to be a tornado, a typhoon, fire falling from the sky and the whole world exploding.

Zac said, “I want to be the king and stop the danger.”

The Sausage’s Big Day

St Colmcille’s Junior National School, Knocklyon​, 2nd Class, 12 September 2018

Once upon a time a sausage woke up and thought in his head, “I have to go on a journey.”

The sausage, whose name was Silly Sausage, jumped out of the fridge and went outside.

Silly Sausage’s best friend, Bethany Bacon was already outside.

A Different Kind of Chicken Nugget

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

A long time ago, in a chicken butcher far, far away, the star of the story was processed. 

He was a ninja but he was no ordinary ninja, he was Ninja Turner the chicken nugget. 

A KFC truck came to buy the chicken nuggets but Turner somehow escaped and said “I want to unlock my true potential as a chicken nugget.” 

Cocoa & Hugs

St Vincent's, 4th Class, County Cork, 07 September 2018

Once upon a time there was a Panda-bear called Hugs. 

Her best friend was a Yorkie called Cocoa. She lived in a big back garden with her owner.

They were on holidays and she got lost in the woods.

The War of the Fruits

St Fiachra’s Junior School, 2nd Class, 6th September 2018

Once upon a time there was a baby apple called Bob. His Mammy and Daddy fell off the apple tree before him. 

One day Bob made a friend called Sarah the Strawberry. 

They found each other because there was a strawberry tree next door.

Doughnut House Dream

​Holywell Educate Together, Swords, 3rd Class, 5th September 2018

Once upon a time there was a snake who was Santa’s Helper. His name was Ben.

Ben helped Santa every morning. He helped Santa get the presents ready and he helped to deliver them.

One day, Ben met his best friend Bob the Slug.

Mrs. Scoot Scoot’s Scooter

​Scoil Assaim BNS, Raheny​, 5th Class, 4 September 2018

Once upon a time, Mrs. Scoot Scoot and her husband Mr. Scoot Scoot were living happily in a house. 

But Mrs. Scoot Scoot actually wasn’t happy because her wish hadn’t come true yet.

She was driving through town one day and she saw a really nice scooter in the window of a shop. She really wanted it but she couldn’t afford it.

Waverly and the Nightmare Chamber

Fighting Words at Christ Church Cathedral, Heritage Week Workshop, 18 August 2018

Once upon a time there was a mermaid called Waverly, who was a bit nerdy. She lived in the ocean with her best friend James the Little Fish with Legs. 

Waverly was the smartest mermaid in her class but no one liked her except James.

One day James and Waverly were playing in the middle of the ocean. They were playing SeaMonopoly when they found a shipwreck.

Mr Pizza and Mr Hot Dog

Early Childhood Workshops at Fighting Words 21 July 2018

One day Mr Pizza was walking on the street. 

It was very sunny. He was going to his best friend Mr Hot-Dog’s house to build a rocket with him.

Out of a house came Pizza-Eater, Mr Pizza’s greatest fear!

Dublin Zoo

St.Michael's House, Santry Hall, 06 July 2018

Emily the penguin lived in Dublin Zoo. She was happy living with her friends and family. 

Her best friend was a sea lion called Rosilla.

Emily’s favourite foods were tuna, cod, and chocolate ice cream. The penguins loved to play sport. 

A Swim at Seapoint

LIFE Programme, 5 July 2018

It was evening and the sun was still shining. It was a hot day.

Charlotte was rushing to get onto the train because she was late for swimming after work at the bank. She was going to Seapoint.

Charlotte ran onto the train with a cup of coffee while forgetting her phone at the coffee shop. 

Bruno’s Big Adventure

St.Ultan’s Group. Cherry Orchard. 2-6th Class, 3rd July 2018

One day, Bruno the Parrot was travelling with his friend Pedro Pony. 

They were going into a jungle and they came across a river with crocodiles in it. 

Bruno had a flashback. 

The Magic Toothbrush

Community After Schools Programme, Portland Square. 2nd July 2018

One dirty day, a toothbrush woke up to start doing good work, like going around, scrubbing the town with its brush. 

The town was called Annie and her teeth were the houses. 

All the houses were yellow. The night before, it was raining fizzy drinks (Annie loved fizzy drinks).

The Depressing Life of a Pickle

St. Brendan’s National School, Blennerville, Tralee, Co. Kerry, 6th class & Gap of Dunloe National School Beaufort, Killarney, Co. Kerry, 3rd to 6th class

There was a war between pickles and potatoes in Kerry. 

All the way down South Kerry, Rick the Pickle and Paddy the Potato were talking about how they were going to be free of the war. 

Rick and Paddy’s families were friends who hated the war. “Come on, let’s leave,” said Rick the Pickle. 

The Football Championship

The Football Championship by Group 2, 26th June 2018

Football. Two friends – boy and girl
Boy: 16, named Hazad
Girl: 14, named Soraya-Aoife

Hazad and Soraya-Aoife were in the park. It was sunny and hot, about 25 degrees. 

They played some basketball and then some football. 

Cheeky Mouse and Karissa

St Finian’s National School, Finglas, 3rd Class, 25 June 2018

There once lived a mouse named Cheeky Mouse. His nickname was Karate-Mouse because he loved karate.

He was a black belt in karate.

Cheeky Mouse’s greatest dream was to get a pet rainbow cat but his Dad and Mam were scared that a cat would eat them all!

Jackpot

​Lakers Group

Bray, Co. Wicklow

8 June 2018

In the old times, there were pirates. People were frightened of them.

The pirates had long, long beards and they smelled like trash and dead fish. 

They drank cider, vodka and rum cocktails and they ate fish eyes on cocktail sticks. 

The Adventures of Monty Dublin

​Hollypark Boys National School, Blackrock, Co. Dublin, 5th class. 20th June 2018

One Sunday evening, Monty Dublin was sitting on his couch watching the World Cup.

Monty noticed he was sitting on his best friend, mouldy Buttered Bagel. 

At that moment, his father came down the stairs in his sunflower costume.

The Return of Loughlan

​Hollypark Boys National School, Blackrock, Co. Dublin, 5th class, 19th June 2018

“I never thought that Tiddlez the unicorn could fly, but he’s flying away now and pooping out skittles,” said Tyler the Secret Ninja to himself.

Tyler was standing in the sewer with his head poking out of the drain watching Tiddlez fly away. 

He was crying because Tiddlez was his only friend.

The French Bean & The Dragon

​Brittas Bay National School, Ballinacarrig, Co. Wicklow, 2nd class, 18 June 2018

Once upon a time there was a dragon called Danny who lived in the village of SquiddyMac.

There was a villain in the village called Finny who didn’t like dragons with fins.

Danny’s best friend Mr Fassio the French bean, was out on a walk with him.

Billy and Dave

​Kilmessan National School, Kilmessan, Co. Meath, 5th Class, 18 June 2018

On a normal day, Dave the block of cheese was in the fridge. On this day, however, the human had left the fridge door open.

This had never happened before. This was to be the first time Dave could live his dreams. Dave was going to escape from the fridge.

Dave jumped out of the fridge. He looked back to see his best friend, Billy the Low-Fat Milk, firing peas out of the door. 

The Orphan Samurai

St Patrick’s National School,, Castleknock, 5th Class, 14 June 2018

In 1992, Samuel the Samurai was found on the streets of Tokyo and brought to an orphanage. He was only two months old.

While he was being brought to the orphanage, the lady carrying him picked up a chicken bucket with “Bing Bong” written on it. 

They were raised like brothers and trained together all their lives.

The Great Escape

​Carrakennedy National School, Liscarney, Westport, Co. Mayo, 3rd-6th Class

Geoff the Giraffe is trudging through the lush tropical jungle.

He is feeling blue because he is trapped in North Korea.

Suddenly, Geoff catches a glimpse of a petite and peculiar blue creature waving at him from a little plane in the sky.

The Magical Lamp

Our Lady of Victories Girls National School, Ballymun Road, Dublin 9, 4th Class, 13 June 2018

One day in a village, a lamp was delivered from Amazon into a house.

The lamp was put next to a window, where she could see amazing sights, like tall buildings and a pizza shop.

The lamp’s name was Mrs Lamp and her dream was to work in this pizza shop.

Podgy’s Big Adventure

St Kevin’s Girls National School, Kilnamanagh, Dublin 24, 4th class, 12 June 2018

Once upon a time, in a magical forest, there lived a squirrel called Podgy.

He called his friend Squiggle the worm one morning to talk about his greatest wish.

“Hello!” said Podgy. “I just wanted to tell you about my greatest wish because it’s my birthday soon.

The Sunday Roast

St Patrick’s Boys National School, Drumcondra, Dublin 9, 4th Class, 12 June 2018

One morning, Benny the chicken was walking along the windowsill of the farmhouse when he saw the news was on the television inside.

The news report said that some randomer had got stuck in a barbeque in New York.

Benny decided to fly down the chimney to get a better look at the news.

The Lost Lights

Academic Bridge Creative Writing Group

Steve was in his house on a quiet winter night.

It was raining a lot. Earlier that day, he had quit his job in an office and the bank was about to take his house.

Steve didn't mind that much because he didn't have many things left.

Globby and Bob

​Scoil Naomh Iosaf, Lathaleere, Baltinglass, Co. Wicklow, 5th Class

Once upon a time in a Galaxy Far Far Away©, there lived a worm called Globgoglabglab that could somehow speak.

One day he met a Pepper called Piper.

“Hi,” said Piper.

The Two Best Friends

​Donoughmore National School, Donard, Co. Wicklow, 2nd, 3rd & 4th Class, 11 June 2018

 One lonely Monday morning, Shep and Chuck were swimming in a river under a bridge. 

Suddenly something grabbed Chuck’s foot, just as he was getting out of the river. 

It turned out it was Shep the dog biting his foot.

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