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

Cookie Disaster!

St Thomas Senior School, Jobstown, 4th Class, 15 December 2016 

Trevor was a mini chocolate bar.  He was really poor and felt sad because he didn’t have anything to eat. The only thing he had to eat was Smarties.  

But he was a really good footballer.  He got scouted for Barcelona.  Then he got rich and then he got a Lamborghini. 

He moved to a rich mansion in Cookieland (which is in Spain) because he was playing for Barcelona.

Pete The Bin-Eater

Francis Street CBS, 5th Class, 14 December 2016 

Pete fell. He was sleepwalking when he heard Degi, his blue monster best friend, crying.

He was having a nightmare about pigeons. 

When Pete woke up, he thought that he was a pigeon but then he said to himself, “Naaah, that’s not real.”

 

The Little Daisy Princess

​Snugboro NS, Castlebar, Mayo, 1st class, 13 December 2016

After the storm, Daisy the little girl cat found herself trapped in a hole. 

Daisy was very frightened. She began to cry and as the tears fell from her eyes, daisies began to fall from her paws, and as the tears ran down her cheeks, she turned to stone.

As she stopped crying she turned back into herself. 

Dog’s Life

​Cuilmore National School, Castlebar, Mayo, 2nd - 6th Class, 13th December 2016 

Terrified of being eaten by a T-Rex, Pog the dog lives on a farm in the middle of no where with a few chickens, a sheep and a goat. 

Paulie the Puppy goes to Pog the dog looking very worried and says “I can’t find Popcorn the Poptart cat”. 

A Crazy Duck And A Plan

St Fiachra’s Senior National School, Beaumont, 6th Class, 13 December 2016 

Jeremiah the Duck was a crazy duck and his only friend was Swiggles the talking marshmallow. 

His dream was to fly to the moon and his greatest fear was Swedish fish. 

One day Jeremiah and Swiggles made a plan to fly to the moon in a rocket. 

The Final Spice Fight

St Benedict’s National School, Ongar, 6th Class, 8 December 2016 

It was a long day for Craig the Curry Wizard. After a few weeks Mr. Ice cream came to his house to invite him for a battle. 

The battle was to see who was worthy of the secret curry powder in Samuel the Spice Bag’s bag. 

For the next few days they were constantly training separately to prepare for their battle: 

Chicken Trouble

​Scoil Mológa, Harolds Cross, Dublin 6W, 3rd Class, 7 December 2016 

Marla worked in a tub of chicken. Someone took a bite out of Marla and she had to go to the food hospital in Fridgetown. 

While she was in the fridge, Bob opened the door to look for Timothy (the hot-dog flavoured milkshake) and a spare piece of chicken for the meal he was selling. 

Bob worked in a place called Chicken Fries Hut. He worked at Chicken Fries Hut to earn the money to get the iPhone 7+.

Tony’s adventures

St Andrew’s NS, Bray, County Wicklow 2nd Class, 7th December 2016

Once upon a time there was a flying cub lion with angel wings. He was called Tony.  

Tony had a best friend who was Joe, the flying piece of bacon.

One day, Tony went to Tesco’s to buy some bacon to feed to Joe.  

The Moustache Shaver

​Wicklow ETNS, County Wicklow, 4th class, 06 December 2016

Once upon a time there was a man called Mr. Wiggle Moustache who lived in a cottage in the woods. 

He lived with his best friend Jeff the cool footballer.

He lived in a forest on top of a rainbow where there were pink fluffy unicorns dancing on it. 

Floppy the Octopus Boy

St Colmcille’s Junior National School, Knocklyon. 2nd Class, 5th December 2016

Once upon a time there was a boy called Floppy and he had eight octopus arms. 

Floppy the octopus boy was very floppy, big and unlucky. 

His mom was a mermaid and that’s where he got the hands on his octopus arms. 

The Fish Trip

St Fiachra’s Senior National School, Beaumont, 6th Class, 29 November 2016 

Ever since I was a little fish, I’d always wanted to climb Mount Everest. 

But I was scared of heights. And also, I was too big to get out of the water. 

My best friend, Jeff the unicorn, came to help me get out of the water. He shrunk me to the size of a shrimp with his magical horn. He taught me how to fly as well.

Clyde’s Big Escape

Jonathan Swift NS, Dunlavin, County Wicklow, 3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th, 24 November 2016

Clyde the Kitten is in the street feeling lonely and wishing for a family. 

He sees someone eating a hot-dog so jumps up to get the hot-dog off him. 

The hot-dog turns out to be magical and it teleports Clyde to the Candy Kingdom.

Azure Jenkins and the Lost Stone

St Andrew’s NS, County Wicklow, 5th Class, 23rd November 2016

In a little cottage, in a really deep forest in Co. Wicklow, Alisia Crotchet came over and then she blew up the cottage. 

She blew up the house and then Paddy the Troll, from a different part of the forest, saw the smoke rising; he went over to see what had gone wrong. 

When he went over he saw a dead body lying on the floor. 

Football Phobia

Parke National School, Castlebar, Mayo, 5th and 6th Class, 22 November 2016

Jason the duck was in Duck Park training fields, once again trying to overcome his fear of footballs with his friend Percy Pegasus.

When Jason was four years old, he had fallen over a football and fractured his leg, which was very painful and left him bedridden for three months. 

It happened during the hottest summer ever recorded in Duckton Town.

Half way there

​Blessington no 1 NS, County Wicklow, 5th & 6th Class, 22nd November 2016

As Dave left the room he realised he had to go to the shop because he had run out of peanuts. 

When he was in the shop he saw a magazine with the moon on it and thought it was pretty. 

He realised he forgot his wallet and he had to go back home. 

The Colourful Adventure

St Mary’s Primary School, Dublin 7, 5th Class, 22 November 2016 

Long ago in the Rainbow World, Michelle existed and wanted to meet Sanic the Hedgehog. 

Rainbow World only had llamas, unicorns and hedgehogs on it. 

Sanic the Hedgehog was the strongest and fastest of the hedgehogs.

The Nugget Thief

St Colmcille’s Junior National School, Knocklyon, 2nd Class, 21 November 2016 

Once upon a time, there was a unicorn called Bob. He had a friend called Fluff the penguin. 

One day, while Bob was walking along, he looked up at the sky and saw that it was raining Domino’s cookies and snowing sprinkles.

The apples on the trees were golden nuggets.

Josie’s Journey

​Scoil Naisiunta Muire an Sean Baile, Oldtown, 5th and 6th Class, 17 November 2016 

Once upon a time, Josie went for a stroll in the park, walking her dog. 

While she was strolling, she got a call from her sister Patsy’s doctor, saying she broke her leg. 

It was shocking that she broke her leg because she had a black belt in karate. 

DASH

​Wicklow ETNS, 4th Class, 17th November 2016

“Oh, Oh! Spagetti-o,” said Jay as he got out of bed to go to school. Jay heard fire sirens. 

He peeked out the window and saw smoke coming from the direction of his school; his school was on fire! 

He looked over and immediately thought to himself that a villain called Black Skull was burning down the school.

The Chronicles of Murf

St Patrick’s NS, Glencullen,  County Wicklow, 5th Class, 16th November 2016

Part I:  The adventure of Murf and Marty

Once upon a time there was a sheep and his name was Murf.  

He  lived in The Burrow with his best friend Marty, the black sheep. 

The wild mission of Bob

Bray School Project, County Wiclow, 4th Class, 15th November 2016

Once upon a time there was a unicorn called Bob and his best friend was called Jeff The Pig. 

They lived in a world not far away called Uni-Rainbow.

There was an evil Queen called Eibhlinn who ruled Uni-Rainbow and many other countries. 

Dabby and his Great Dab Adventure

St Thomas Senior School, Jobstown, 4th Class, 15 November 2016 

Once there was a boy called Dabby. He lived in an alien universe with lots of other crazy things like uni-llamas and li-gers. 

One day, Dabby was at home listening to a song on YouTube. 

He was dancing in front of his new mirror in his room and he invented a new move. 

Mr and Mrs Banana-Man

St Patrick’s Junior School, Corduff, 2nd Class, 14th November 2016

Once apon a time in a far, far away land, Banana the Banana-Man saw a Banana-Woman.

“My name is Nona,” said the Banana-Woman to the Banana-Man.

“Hi, I’m King Banana-Man,” said the Banana-Man.

When Plants Clash

Dublin Book Festival, 12 November 2016

On the day Donald Trunk was getting crowned, as King of Treeland, he made a long long speech, and everyone fell asleep. 

He was talking about making an army of automated toilets to defeat Simon Carrot.

His leaves fell off in embarrassment when he realised no one was listening. 

Cheevolicious - the wrath of disco time

Bray School Project, County Wicklow, 6th Class, 10th November 2016

One night, Jovan broke out of the zoo and became a free gorilla. 

He grabbed hold of the bars and ripped them off until there was only two remaining, then ran off into the night looking for Paddy the monster potato. 

He wanted to kill the potato because he was mean: Paddy had been mean to him in the past.

The Journey to Internet Fame

St Fiachra’s Senior National School, Beaumont, 6th Class, 10 November 2016 

One day, Mr. Beanbag was watching YouTube videos, and realised how popular they were. 

He wanted to do that himself. 

He was watching videos of his friend Fearsome AJ, and he wanted to meet up with him. 

Donald Truff v. Killary Tintin

​Wicklow ETNS, 5th Class, 9th November 2016

Today Donald Truff became president of Alibanana.

He quit his job as an Oompa Loompa in the chocolate factory and went on the news in the capital city, Banana, to say what he wanted to do with Alibanana.  

He got lost on his way back home and fell into a hole.

The Roses

​Blessington ETNS, County Wicklow, 4th– 6th Class 08 November 2016

“I don’t want to go in there,” Philip shouted. 

The man was pulling him into the orphanage after seeing Philip steal some bread. 

Philip looked up at the great big building in front of him, and shuddered in fear.

Harambe’s Big Escape

​Delgany NS, County Wicklow,5th Class, 27 October 2016

Harambe the gorilla wakes up with clowns outside his cage, and he starts going crazy. 

Furry Murray is still asleep and does not realise that the clowns are outside. 

Harambe was so scared and angry that he starts throwing things around like crazy. 

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