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

It' Not Good Grilled

St Joseph's CBS Fairview, 6th Class, 2nd June 2009
Stev-o wakes up, goes to the toilet and then goes to the kitchen to have a bowl of corn flakes. He is sad because he wants toast.

Reese, Stev-o’s imaginary best friend, knocks his secret knock on the door.

Amber's Dream Come True

Gardiner Street Primary School, 6th Class, 28th May 2009
Princess Amber was in the garden of her castle, sitting on a swing.  She thought that she was by herself, but a fairy prince was hiding in the grass and was watching her.  He was looking for his baby fairy, and he thought that Princess Amber was hiding her in the castle.

P.S. (I Love) I'll Dump You

4th Class, Whitecross National School, 27th May 2009
This is a story about a talking cactus named Bobsticles. He had an evil wife named Spikella who had a moustache. His life’s ambition was to dump her and find the perfect wife. His best friend Nibbles, the sombrero wearing, banjo playing hamster, was to help him. Nibbles played in a band called Country Hamsters. They all lived in Mexico.

Love for Sinbad

St Joseph's NS, Ballymun 5th Class, 20th May 2009
Sinbad the tiger lived in Africa and all that he ever wanted was a girlfriend. One day at the watering hole Sinbad saw a girl tiger named Azora across the water. He decided to swim across the watering hole and share the deer that he caught earlier.

Nerd Life

Scoil Fhursa, Kilmore West, 3rd/4th Class, 19th May 2009
Once there was a geek, in a town called Ancient Geeks, who had a friend called George.  They were in a hippy club.  The geek’s name was Mr Goofy.

The Magic Rain

St Brigid's BNS, Killester. 1st Class, 18th May 2009
Big Fat Kissy Lips and his friend Minnie Man were playing on the beach on a beautiful sunny day.  They were wrestling with Elkis and tossing him into the water.  They dug a hole in the water and put Elkis inside.

A Sticky Situation

5th/6th class, Churchtown NS, Athy, Co. Kildare. 14th May 2009
One day, Special Agent Sammy was in his secret headquarters under his playhouse when suddenly his misson beeper went off. His mission was to stop Chocolate Charlie as he was trying to take over the world with his brother Candy Charles. They were trying to turn the world into chocolate.

Toilet Attacks Again

St. Brigid's National School, Killester, 1st/2nd class, 12th May 2009
One day, Reverend Green went to China to help him face his fear of toilets. When he was there, he met a friend named Pooh-face. Reverend Green and Pooh-face saw the Chinese people learning ninja.

Teddy Versus Donkey

St Joseph's CBS Fairview, 5th Class 7th May 2009
One day in 1827, Bob Johnny was walking along with his best friend, Teddy.

More than anything else in the world, Bob wanted to find his donkey. Donkey had gone missing on the farm and Bob was determined to find him.

Sam Saves the Day

2nd Class, St Joseph's NS Ballymun. 6th May 2009
One day Sam the Dog was in a scrap yard. He was with his best friend Jessie. Jessie was also a dog. They were running away from the dog catchers. They were hiding under a broken car.

Losing Jack

5th/6th Class, Central Model School, Marlborough St., D1. 30th April 2009
One day Oisín, Jack and Alberto were playing hide-n-seek in the back yard. Alberto won. He always won because he was imaginary.

“Alberto, you’re such a cheater!” Oisín said.

One Tough Decision

Plas Mhuire, 5th/6th Street, Dorset Street, 29th April 2009
Chapter One
One day a footballer named Frank was in KFC getting chicken.  A manager came and took his chicken and ran away and shouted back, “Follow me!”

Cheesy Delight

4th Class, Central Model Senior School, Marlborough Street, 28th April 2009
Cheesy Toe Nails lives in a cardboard box on the M50. His greatest fear is Pippy Four Toes because when he clips his toenails they go into his eyes and Cheesy Toe nails doesn’t like that.

Big Mama

6th class, St Fiachra's National School, Beaumont. 23rd April 2009
One day Big Mama was at McDonald’s in Artane. She was trying to get through the automatic door but she didn’t fit. She was half in and half out and couldn’t get in.

Tramp Vegas

Scoil Cholmcille SNS, Ballybrack, 4th Class, 23rd April 2009
Jim Bobby Jr. lived in a cardboard box. He saw a fork and named it Issac.

Issac was his bestfriend. He was a Tramp. He wished he had a suitcase. He smelled like sewage because he fell down a drain. Jim Bobby Jr. was afraid of his own shadow.

The Golden Ball

2nd Class, Central Model Senior School, 21st April 2009
One night in a forest it was very stormy.  Three Head Dragon wanted to go on a top secret mission. He wanted to find the Golden Ball. 

He went to America to try and find the ball but he couldn’t find it.  He asked the help of his friend called Penelope.

Love Story

Kilbarrack Children's Centre, 6 April 2009
Tanya and her friend D.C. walked through the park on their way to college.

As they got to their class, Tanya turned left and D.C. turned right and they crashed into each other. Their books went everywhere. 

Cornelius & Micken in a Cardboard Box

St Fiachra's National School, 6th Class, 2nd April 2009
One rainy day, Cornelius the leprechun was talking to himself.  “Some people’s ambitions are hard to follow.  Not mine!” All he wanted to be was a hobo.

But Cornelius had one great fear – he knew that if he became a hobo, he was in grave danger of being attacked by a platypus for platypusses roamed the streets of the city.

The Adventures of Ketchup and Mustard

St Fiachra's, Beaumont, 6th Class, 1st April 2009
One day in the city, the farmer named Melvin bought two hot dogs and brought them back to his farm in the countryside. He put Ketchup on one hot dog and Mustard on the other hot dog. He left them in the room to wash his hands. Suddenly, they came to life and ran away. They ran into the barn where they met Cheddar, the pretty cow.

Just Be Yourself

St Laurence O'Toole GNS, 6th Class, 31 March 2009
I felt really embarassed walking through the school on my first day. I met a new friend called Bridget at chess club.

I dropped my glasses and when I looked up, I saw my future husband, a beautiful sparkle standing before me. 

The Adventures of Dr. Cheesy

St Mary's National School, 3rd Class, 30 March 2009
One day a piece of cheese called Cheesy went to look for a job. He wanted to be a doctor because he wanted to save all the other cheeses from cheese cancer.

Cheesy had a friend called Coco. Coco was a chocolate bar. Coco helped him look for a job.

The Hippy Fight

St Oliver Plunkett NS Castleblaney, Co. Monaghan 5th/6th Class , 25th March 2009
Shep is driving his flower-power hippy van down the road minding his own business.

Gerry uses a sling shot and bursts the wheel of the van but Shep doesn’t know what’s happened.

Evilanne's Problem

St Mary's National School, Fairview, 4th Class, 23rd March 2009
A long time ago there was a mean wizard called Evilanne.  Evilanne wanted to take over the world.  She didn’t like people, not even a little bit.

Evilanne’s best friend was Mr McCookin.  He lived right beside her in a cottage out in the woods, next to the tree house where Evilanne lived.

Oh No! Sunlight!

St Mary's National School Fairview 5th Class, 19th March 2009
Once upon a cranky time, there was a cranky man who lived in a cranky village. 

His name was Crankus. Crankus lived in a house, a dark house.

He lived with his best friend, Squeekus, the mouse. 

The Wee Leprechaun

St Francis SNS, Coolock, 5th Class, 12th March 2009
Mojo, the leprechaun, is in a parade. He gets paid because he is very small.

He doesn’t like being in the parade because he doesn’t get enough money and he doesn’t like people looking at him.

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