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 Mystery Owner

Pope John Paul II National School, Malahide, 5th Class, 22 January 2018

Once upon a time there was a dog called Fluffpuff. Her greatest wish was to find an owner. She lived in the city of New York City. 

She met her best friend, Sunshine the yellow zebra in McDonalds when they were ordering their food. 

They shared a McDouble. Then Fluffpuff asked Sunshine to help her find an owner.

Timmy's Revenge

St Colman's Cloyne at the Crawford Art Gallery, County Cork, 15th January 2018

Once upon a time there was a little boy named Timmy and his best, friend was his dog named Adam. 

His brother had a friend called Bethany and he was friends with her as well. 

He was 9 years old and he had two wishes. 

Tóraíocht Mars Bars

​Gaelscoil Pheig Sayers, Rang Cúig, County Cork, 19 January 2018

Uair amháin bhí buachaill ann agus an t-ainm a bhí air ná Joe. 

Is breá leis Mars bars agus caithfidh sé dul go dtí an leithreas i gcónaí. 

Tá Joe an-sceitimíneach agus an cara is fearr leis ná Néné an Cube. 

Bill, The Firesheep

​Greystones ETNS, 5th class, County Wicklow, 18th January 2018

SUDDENLY, there was a fire by the That tree, in Duckland.

Everyone decided to jump into the pond. Bill, the fireman sheep jumped out of his bed. 

He could see the fire from his window. He put on his fireman’s hat, got into his Lamborghini fire truck and saved the day.

The Unicorn’s Adventure

Mary Help of Christians Girls National School, Navan Road, Dublin 7, 5th Class, 18 January 2018

Once there lived a unicorn called Sparkle. When Sparkle was born, she had been abandoned in the woods. 

There she met a Malteaser named Mary - Sparkle saved Mary from hungry foxes. Sparkle and Mary lived together in a big glittery palace in the forest.

One day when the two friends were out, they ran into a Pie Monster. 

Nacho Man’s Great Escape

​Scoil Thomáis, Castleknock, 4th Class, 17 January 2018    

Nacho Man’s sidekick, Cheese Dip, was captured by his evil twin brother called Salsa Man.

Nacho Man was in his nacho castle thinking up his plan. His idea was to get a unicorn from the stable and ride it on a rainbow to his evil twin brother’s castle, Salsa Castle.

But when Nacho Man went to the stables, there were no unicorns left. His pig, called Oreo, had let them out.

Robbie The Carnival Kid

Griffith Barracks, Multi-Denominational School, Dublin 12, 4th Class, 16 January 2018

Once there was a really mean person called Farmer Joe. He lived in a bin in a field on his farm.

When Farmer Joe went into his bin, there is a really cool house inside, but outside it just looks like a bin.

Meanwhile, a boy called Robbie arrived in town with the carnival and he wanted to own a chicken.

Felix Found a Friend

St Colman's Cloyne, 3rd Class, County Cork, 15 January 2018

In 1666, there was a boy called Felix and he hated school and all the homework they gave. But most of all he hated his parents! 

More than ever he really wanted a friend. So he decided to make a plan to break out of boarding school.

So he said to himself maybe he'll walk around to calm himself down so that after he had calmed down he would be able to think of a plan. 

The Alien Who Lost His Toe

​Scoil San Carlo, Leixlip, Co. Kildare, 4th Class, 15th January 2018

Once upon a time, Billy Bob Joe the alien was flying in his UFO when he saw a big flame crashing into Earth.

“That’s niiiiice!” he said.

But then he realised Ellie Smelly, his best friend, was still on Earth. 

The Marshmallow Wish

​Donabate Portrane Educate Together National School, 3rd Class, 11 January 2018

There was a pig called Stanley and he lived on Marbalow Farm.

A few years ago, an alien named Marshmallow had come to visit the farm in a marshmallow spaceship. 

Marshmallow the alien and Stanley became best friends.

The Runaway Animals

​Scoil an tSeachtar Laoch, Ballymun, 5th Class, 10 January 2018

“How do you think we’re meant to escape?” said Beef the cow to Pig the pink rhino. “Will we get out or will we stay?”

They were in a farm called Fatal Fields in Orlando that was hard to escape. 

It had electric fences that were ten feet high. Pig and Beef were getting food - eating yellow grass in the barn.

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. 

Wello’s Adventure

St Enda’s Primary School, Whitefriar Street, 3rd Class, 9 January 2018

Once upon a time, Wello the watermelon was walking down the street. 

A man came along with a dog and asked if he could go along with him.

Wello ran away because he was a stranger and looked like a human. Wello ran to his friend Potato Man in the park. 

Jeff and Sparkle's Adventure

St.Colmcille’s Junior National School, Knocklyon, 2nd Class, 8th January 2018

There was a piece of toast called Jeff. One day it came alive. Jeff put on a disguise to go to the airport and catch a plane to Candy Land.

Also, on the plane, there was a little girl called Kelly. She wanted to go to Candy Land because she wanted to meet real life unicorns.

The people in Candy Land were not being nice to Jeff because he wasn’t made out of sugar and rainbows.

Raptor Kid Saves The Day

St Malachy’s Boys National School, Raheny, 2nd Class, 21 December 2017

Once upon a time a boy called Raptor Kid lived in New York. One day Raptor Kid ran into the evil T-Rex Man. 

Raptor Kid was scared of T-Rex Man because he had red eyes.

Raptor Kid was able to run away so fast because he practiced for gymnastics. His one wish was to be a professional gymnast.

The Problem Before Christmas

St Francis of Assisi Primary School, Belmayne, 3rd Class, 20 December 2017

One day Zoey the Elf was in Santa’s workshop. Everyone started laughing at her because Evil Piggy Wiggy threw a pie in her face.

Evil Piggy Wiggy must have gotten through the defence system. Santa came in with his two elf guards.

Santa said, “Throw him out!”

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.

The Cookie’s Great Adventure

St.Fiachra’s Junior National School, Artane. 2nd Class, 19th December 2017

Once upon a time, there was a cookie named Bite. He wanted to go on lots of adventures. 

He decided to go over to see his best friend, Doughy the Doughball, to ask if he wanted to go on an adventure too. 

On the way through the woods to Doughy’s house, he saw the Evil Pickle.

Frankie and the Extraordinary Mission

St Vincent’s Girls National School, North William Street, 6th Class, 18 December 2017

One day, Frankie the spy was in her bedroom with her best friend Zack. 

They were supposed to be studying, but actually they were playing Super Smash Bros.

Frankie had just moved to New York from Sydney. She had to leave Sydney because her parents were spies and their identities had been revealed.

The Cheeseburger

​Howth Primary School, Scoil Mhuire, 1st Class, 14 December 2017

A long, long time ago on the far away Planet Pizza, there was a dog called Teddy. 

Teddy wanted a teddy-bear costume.

One day, Whiskers the tabby cat went out looking for a new best friend. Whiskers met Teddy during his search.

The Adventures of Joel the Lump of Coal

​Scoil an tSeachtar Laoch, Ballymun, 4th Class, 11 December 2017

Once upon a time, there was a spoon named Susie La Teaspoon.

She was lying on the table next to the fire. Susie looked over and saw Joel the Lump of Coal with his parents.

It was a cold day and it was snowing outside. Mary picked up two pieces of coal and threw them into the fire. They were Joel’s parents!

TAOBH THIAR DE NA CUIRTÍNÍ

​Gaelscoil an Ghoirt Álainn, dé hAoine, 8 Nollaig.

Rith a deartháir Trevor isteach sa seomra agus sheas sé ar an bhféileacháin oíche – an cara is fearr léi. 

Nuair a chonaic Elena thosaigh sí ag rith timpeall an seomra ag iarraidh an deartháir a mharú.

``Tar ar ais anseo!'' arsa Elena. Ansin rith Trevor amach sa ghairdín.

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 Magic Donut Mountain

St.Fiachra’s Junior National School, Beaumont. 2nd Class, 7th December 2017

One day Pidgy the pigeon and Sparkles the Unicorn were climbing a magical donut mountain. 

They were climbing to the top so that they could make a wish.

Pidgy wanted to be a football player and Sparkles wanted to wish that it would rain donuts everyday so he could eat them.

Billy Banana’s Great Adventure

​Breaffy National School, Breaghwy, Castlebar, Co. Mayo, 3rd Class 05 December 2017

Billy the crazy banana was wandering through the rainforest. He was very unhappy because he was getting very, very soggy with all the rain.

All of a sudden, a hungry monkey jumped down and ate him. 

But then the monkey spat him out in disgust because Billy was all soggy.

Lizzie and Uni

​Breaffy National School, Breaghwy, Castlebar, Co. Mayo, 3rd Class, 5 December 2017

Lizzie woke up and started to scream frantically. She started to panic because she realised that she was in the attic.

A light was coming from one of the walls. She touched it and it turned into a door. 

She walked through the door, slammed it behind her and realised she’s in a long dark tunnel.

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. 

Potatoes and Chips

Sutton Park School, 6th Class, 5 December 2017

Once there was a little piggy named Jeffrey who lived in Piggyland and wanted to be the president of the entire land.

He had a magic snout, which was twice the size of his eyes. 

He wanted to eat a lot of carrots so that his head would be massive and everyone would see him and want him to be president.

Ice Cream the Unicorn’s Big Adventure

Presentation Primary School, Terenure, 3rd Class, 4 December 2017

Once there was a unicorn that lived in a magical land and her name was Ice Cream. 

Her greatest wish was to travel the world and make new friends because she was all alone.

One day she was feeling very sad because she got a reminder of how an evil unicorn made a storm that swept her friend Billy the Duck away. 

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