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

Toasted Terror

St.Patrick’s National School, Castleknock, 5th Class, 17th May 2018

Once upon a time there was a baker who made a loaf of bread. 

The baker had no friends, so he talked to his bread.  He named his loaf Fred.

One day, a fairy felt bad for Bob the baker and brought Fred to life.

The Spud and the Baboon

​Greystones ETNS, 6th Class, County Wicklow, 17 May 2018

A short time ago in a galaxy not very far away, a potato called Clout had a very good friend called MBlick.  MBlick was a baboon who liked trees.  

Clout didn’t like trees, because he thought they were mean.

When Clout was walking to the potato nightclub in Kenmare, he noticed that the trees were all taller than him and were always dropping acorns on his head.

The Terrible Toilet Seat

​Scoil Treasa, 3rd class, County Wicklow, 16th May 2018

My name is Tim, and I like potatoes. In my nightmares I always see myself getting stuck in toilets. 

My best friend is Mickey, who is a flying chicken nugget. I met him in KFC. 

He got jealous when he saw me talking to the burger, but Mickey never really minded because he always knew he was going to be my best friend.

Rex’s Adventures

​Scoil Cholmcille, 3rd class, County Wicklow, 15th May 2018

Once upon a time there was a part-human, part-dragon whose name was Rex. 

He lived in a cave on the side of the biggest volcano in the world. 

His best friend lived with him: she was a Rainbow Unicorn called Majestic.

Paddy the Pig

St Andrew’s NS, 2nd Class, County Wicklow, 14th May 2018

Once upon a time there was a pig named Paddy and his greatest wish was to be the best Irish dancer ever.

He lived on a farm and one day the farmer came out and screamed:

“Come and get some brunch. “

The Great Pickle Escape

St Patrick’s National School, Ardcath, Garristown, Co. Meath, 5/6th Class, 14 May 2018

Jimmy the Pickle looked up and all he could see was the lid of the jar. 

He had lived in a jar since he was bought from Picklevalu. Jimmy felt trapped and lonely.

He looked out of his jar and he saw a load of spoons. One spoon stood out, because it was old and rusty. Jimmy felt sorry for it.

Bunkle's Jail Break

Bray School Project, County Wicklow, 10th May 2018

One morning at 3 a.m. Chippy the chip man felt very sick. He was doing the marshmallow 3 a.m. challenge.

Bunkle the donkey was flying by when he saw Chippy getting sick through the window.

He tried to go in the window to help him but got stuck because he was so big.

Danger in Space

St Vincent de Paul Girls National School, Griffith Avenue, Dublin 9, 2nd Class, 10 May 2018

Once upon a time there was a girl named Tyler-Jones. 

Her dad worked at NASA and let her go into a rocket with her dog named Stars.

When Tyler-Jones pressed a red button, the rocket launched into space. 

The Middle Age Mystery

St Eithne’s Girls National School, Edenmore, 5th Class, 9 May 2018

In the dark horrible ages, there was a scream in the cave.

“Pelgah, where are you gone?” said Elghah. “It’s dinnertime.”

Elghah was inside her cave, making her dinner of dragon claw soup. There was a stony silence. 

Invisible Boy

St Eithne’s Girls National School, Edenmore, Dublin 5, 6th Class, 8 May 2018

Once upon a time there was a boy called Paul. He lived on a cruise ship with his best friend, Damo the Turtle.

One day, Damo fell off the side of the cruise ship. Paul dived in after him.

Damo was kidnapped by an electric seal and the cruise ship sailed away. 

Season 4

Sacred Heart SNS, 6th class, County Wicklow, 3rd May 2018

“Why did you get me into trouble and push me into that bookshelf?” Derek said.

“Cos I hate you and you’re a disgrace!” 

Outside the window there were asteroids falling and night time was coming very quick.

The Big Quest

St John Bosco Junior Boys School, Navan Road, Dublin 7, 1st Class, 3 May 2018

One day there was a huge hive. Horn the Hornet flew in and saw the Queen Hornet of England.

“How do you do?” the queen hornet said.

“I’m well. How do you do too?” asked Horn.

Attack of the Cheese Grater

Gorey ETNS, 5th class, County Wicklow, 2nd May 2018

In the restaurant of the L.A. Aquarium, Dairy the Cheesewheel man was sitting having his lunch.

On his way out he bumped into a dolphin.  They apologised to each other:

“Sorry, how’s it going, I’m the Cheesewheel man”

The Missing Potato

St.Marnock’s Primary School, Portmarnock, 3rd Class, 2nd May 2018

One day, Jim the Potato was sick. He was in his bed and feeling helpless and weak. His potato skin was peeling off!

Billy the Superhero Mouse was out fighting evil robots, and he could sense that his best friend Jim, was sick.

Billy wished he had teleportation powers but instead he had to kick off the robots and he rushed to find his friend.

Odd adventures

Wicklow ETNS, 3rd class, 1st May 2018

Once upon a time, Jeff the unichick fish went for lunch in McDonalds.

The waiter in McDonalds was a flying llama named Mrs Percy. 

When Jeff was eating his chips he got a glimpse of some ice cream.

The Lost Dolphin

Presentation Primary School, Warrenmount, Dublin 8, 3rd Class, 1 May 2018

Once upon a time there were two girls named Rosie and Lila. 

They fell into the sea. Rosie became a dolphin and Lila became a mermaid.

One day Lila was playing in her back yard. Then, she swam with her pets to her friend, Rosie the Dolphin’s house to play with her.

Booboo and his big-butterd Christmas

St Patrick’s NS, Greystones, 3rd class, County Wicklow, 30th April 2018

Once upon a time, at Christmas, Booboo Butt the Hippo wished he had a big-butted Christmas

He was standing in a big zoo cage. He really liked the cage but he wished that his best friend, Gilbert Smeg-Phart, a wrinkly old egg could be there too.

The one thing he didn’t like about his cage was the person who cleaned it, Derek the old man.

Breadman vs. Gingerbread Man

Our Lady Immaculate Senior National School, Darndale, 3rd Class, 30 April 2018

Chocolate Spread, the President of Bread, lived in the White Chocolate House. 

The paint was made out of white chocolate and the ceilings were made out of pancakes.

One day, the doorbell rang and it was Breadman. 

Mr. Bulldog

St.Colmcille’s Junior National School, Knocklyon, 2nd Class, 26th April 2018

Once upon a time Mr. Bulldog went for a walk. 

He tripped over into a puddle, and saw his reflection.

“Hello” said Mr. Bulldog.

Oswald and the Giant Fat Tabby Cat

Wicklow Montessori, 1st, 2nd and 3rd class, 25th April 2018

Once upon a time there was a mouse called Oswald.  He lived in an alley in a small hole inside a sculpture.  

It was a sculpture of the Eiffel Tower!  The alley way was very clean because Oswald kept it clean by eating all the crumbs.

Oswald had a friend, a girlfriend.  She was called Milly.

Gangs of The Couches

St.Declan’s National School, Ashbourne, 5th Class, Wednesday 25th April 2018

Once upon a time, there was a pickle called Bob. He was born in a jar in Tesco.

A woman picked up two jars and bought them. Also, in her trolley, were a bag of carrots, Sundried Tomatoes and a tin of beans.

The woman brought them home and put them in the cupboard.

Bob’s Dream

​Lecanvey National School Westport, Co. Mayo, 3rd-6th Class, 24 April 2018

Once upon a time there lived a butler called Bob. He lived with his wife, Maiden the Maid.

Bob dreamed about one day driving a diamond encrusted Bentley.

There was one problem! He was scared of driving.

Gilbert’s Adventures

Bullsmouth National School, Achill Island, Co. Mayo, 2nd-6th Class, 24 April 2018

Boom! Gilbert fell out of the tree.

Gilbert the giraffe had just fallen out of the only tree in the oasis.

“Are you okay?” asked Hammy the pig as he helped Gilbert up.

Gilbert’s Adventures

​Carnacon National School Ballyglass, Co. Mayo, 3rd – 6th Class, 24 April 2018

Boom! Gilbert fell out of the tree.

Gilbert the giraffe had just fallen out of the only tree in the oasis.

“Are you okay?” asked Hammy the pig as he helped Gilbert up.

The Flying Snake

​Scoil Cholmcille, 5th class, County Wicklow, 24th April 2018

It was a really dark day in Bermuda but Noodle, the dancing snake, didn’t know a storm was coming. 

She saw her friend in a house in the distance. 

Her friend, Bob, was getting ready to go out.

Oggle’s adventures

​Holywell Educate Together National School, Swords., 3rd Class, Tuesday 24th April 2018

Once upon a time there was a red boy squirrel called Oggles and he had a friend named Unicorn, the blue squirrel. 

They were playing nut ball in the forest and the nut got stuck up in a tree.

Oggles said “Lets look for the nut ball”. Then Oggles saw Foxy the fox. 

Baby Squad

St.Damian’s National School, Perrystown, 4th Class, Monday 23rd April 2018

Billy Bob Jr. the baby lived in a house made of cucumbers. He was living the dream but his house was half eaten because he loved cucumbers.

Billy Bob Jr. wanted to find the Golden Cucumber because it had the power to generate cucumbers, which meant he could rebuild his house.

The Golden Cucumber was under a bridge that was guarded by an Ogre.

Chimichanga Problems: travelling to the real world by falling through the sky

​Feile Londubh, Ashford, April 2018

Once upon a time Joe the Singing Meerkat was running away from snakes. 

He was getting very tired of it because he was living in Animal Land and there were always snakes around. 

Joe ate the candy-floss clouds of Animal Land until there was no more, and then he fell through into the real world. 

“Hooray! I escaped”, Joe shouted in triumph. He had landed in Antarctica, it was really cold. 

Mr Moustache’s CRAZY Holiday

​Scoil naomh iosaf,Baltinglass Library, 4th class, County wicklow, 20th April 2018

One day there was a moustache that lived with his best friend in a pizza house his name was Mr. Moustache.

His best friend was called Butt the Beard. Butt had no more relatives, because they had all been shaved by the crazy moustache shaver.

One day Mr Moustache and Butt went in a campervan to San Francisco, but on the way the campervan broke down.

A Madrid Afternoon

By Writers from Sunbeam House, Friday 20th April 2018

They were in a pub in Madrid. It was a sunny afternoon and Anne and Ben had met up for a West Coast Cooler. They were sitting on the patio outside.

The city was very busy. Sometimes the temperatures were very high. 

The two friends were sitting on a street filled with shops and restaurants and bars.

Bob the Unusual Scary Shark

St Thomas’ JNS, 2nd class,County Wicklow, 19th April 2018

Once upon a time there was a baby shark that was born, who was unusual.  

He had wings when none of his brothers and sisters did.

One day Bob the flying shark went home and no one was there and he got some porridge but it wasn’t normal porridge.  

The race to Subway

St.Patrick’s National School, Castleknock, 5th Class, Thursday 19th April 2018.

One day, in a typical kitchen in France there was a breadroll called Baguette. 

His best friend was a pot of strawberry Jam called JJ. 

They met in a trolley in a supermarket and were brought home together.

Robbo and the Magic Elf

St Philip’s Junior and Senior National Schools, Mountview, Dublin 15, 2nd and 3rd Class, 18 April 2018

Robbo, the rainbow-coloured dog, wanted to fly.

One day, he was relaxing in his dog bed at home. 

It was Christmas time so he had posted a letter to Santa that morning about his wish to be able to fly.

Master Pug gets revenge

St Mary’s NS, Tallaght, 2nd Class, County Wicklow, 18th April 2018

Once upon a time there was a pug called Master Pug.

He likes wearing capes and he wears a rainbow coloured cap. 

No one knew that Master pug was a super hero. His greatest wish was to have loads of bones!

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