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

Mr Grumpy the angry ice-cream

Bray Literary Festival on Saturday 28th September 2019

Mr Grumpy lives in a house that was made out of sweets, beside the ice cream seller’s house in Brittas Bay. 

He makes lots of donuts every day because he thinks if he does this he will become part of the donut community.

He makes the donuts in a factory in Newcastle where he works with his best friend Mr Banana the donut. 

Gertrude and the Battle of Plastics

St. Joseph’s NS, Arklow​, 5th Class, County Wicklow, 26th September 2019

Gertrude the turtle and Pelly the pufferfish were in the Marianas Trench. 

They were doing their daily litter check when they heard a big fart noise in the ocean. 

The whole ocean shook. It turned out that it was an underwater volcano that started shooting out plastic straws, other plastic rubbish and cans.

The Great Pigeon

Catherine McAuley National School Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2, 6th Class, 26 September 2019

In a land far, far away there lived a giraffe called Bob. 

Bob was half-human, half-giraffe. 

His next door neighbour was a nickel called MMMMMM.

The Adventures of Sprinkles the Dohnut

St. Colmcille’s JNS​, 2nd class, County Wicklow, 25th September 2019

Once upon a time there was a dohnut called sprinkles. His biggest fear was to be eaten by a giant called Barry. 

One day sprinkles the dohnut was walking outside with his best friend choco the chocolate bar when barry came along.

When barry walked down the streets the roads cracked in half. 

Oranges Aren’t So Lucky

St Brigids’s Girls National School, Glasnevin, 6th Class, 25 September 2019

My name is Jeff the Orange and my life is very crazy.

Right now I’m drinking orange juice. Tomorrow I’m going to a fruit school where I shall meet Kasey the Kiwi.

I’m walking home with Mr. Abs the Crab. I really hope I don’t see Abdul the Camel because he’s really mean. 

Townie Troubles.

Donoughmore NS, 3rd,4th,5th and 6th class, County Wicklow, 24 September 2019

One day Jimmy was doing the silage, and his friend Bobby came over and started jumping in it. 

Jimmy jumps out of the tractor and says “Get back into the digger and stop jumping on the silage”.

Loads of Townies from Baltinglass came over and said “Let’s blow all our silage away with our leaf blowers”.

Plastic Disaster

St Fiachra’s Senior National School, 6th Class, 23rd September 2019

There once was a scrunchie named Hammy. She was a beautiful, vibrant red.

Hammy lived on VSCO Island. 

She had a best friend called AndI-Oop, who was a green and blue hydro-flask with turtles on her.

The Girlfriend Stealer

St. Joseph’s NS, Arklow, 5th class, County Wicklow, 19th September 2019

What doin?

My name is Sacky the Blob. I am very slimy and sticky. I want a chocolate-filled doughnut.

Yesterday I went on Sinder to find a girlfriend.  

Lost in the Shell

Scoil Assaim Boys National School, Raheny, 5th Class, 19 September 2019

Once upon a time there was a turtle named Michael. He lived on a deserted island for half his life.

One day, a wave came and took Michael away. The wave hit the side of a cargo ship.

Michael the turtle fell into a box on the ship, which was heading for New York port.

Goth Girl and Scales the Cat

St. Colmcille NS, 2nd class, County Wicklow, 18th September 2019

Once upon a time there was a girl called Goth girl who lived in the woods. Her house was all black and she didn’t have any electricity or internet.

One day she went out into the woods and found a fairy who didn’t like goodness either.

“Please can I have a black gem?” asked Goth girl.

Unknown Twins

Central Model Senior School, Dublin 1, 3rd Class, 18th September 2019

There was a man called Mr Grumpy Head.

Mr Grumpy Head was walking in the park. He was the meanest man in the world. He was thinking about how he could rule the world.

Every time Mr Grumpy Head passed someone, he would push them or call them bad names.

His best friend - Mr Not Grumpy - told him, “Don’t do that. That’s too rude.”

The night of evil

Our Lady of the Wayside,1st and 3rd class, County Wicklow, 17 September 2019

Plot: 
One night a wolf called Scar was crowded out of his cave by Pengy the penguin. 

“Your food looks disgusting, so horrible I’m going to have to kick you out.” He said. “It’s my cave, you get out.” Growled scar. 

Scar followed to chase him but saw the red moon and got distracted howling at it. 

Patricia’s Crazy Adventure

Scoil Chaitríona Cailíní​, Coolock, 5th Class, 17th September 2019

Once upon a time there two twins called Jim Bob and Jim Bob Number 2. They were identical. 

They had a younger sister called Patricia. Jim Bob Number 1 was the evil twin and Jim Bob Number 2 was the good one.

Patricia’s greatest wish was to go to Mars but her mom and dad wouldn’t let her. It made her crazy.

The Trouble with Being a Toaster

Mary Help of Christians GNS, Navan Road, 4th Class, 16th September 2019

Once upon a time there was  a toaster called Jonathan. Jonathan was on the counter, next to Fiona the fridge.

On a Tuesday morning after brunch, Fred the fork came along.

“Why do you always have to burn the toast?” he said. “The people always have to scrap the burnt bits off.”

The Russian Mission

St Roses Reading School, 4th Class, County Wicklow, 12 September 2019

One day Mr O’ Brien was walking in Bob’s park. 

He was thinking about making memes when he saw a kid. 

He ran away screaming. He ran so fast that he got to Russia without realising how far he had travelled.

The Madhouse

St Mary’s National School, Fairview, 5th Class, 12th September 2019

Good morning, good afternoon, whatever. I couldn’t care less.

I’m stuck in this house with three naughty, chaotic children and I’m losing my mind.

Hi, my name is Cheryl and I live on the outskirts of Roscommon. 

The Colour of Winter

Delgany National School, 5th class, County Wicklow, 11th September, 2019

One early scary Saturday morning, I, Winter, the white wolf, was alone in the white snow.

I was sad because I felt whiter than ever and no-one could see me in the snow.

Little Chungus, was lying there beside me, asleep.  

The Taken Boy

Skerries Educate Together National School, 5th Class, 11 September 2019

The Taken Boy looked around his room, wondering who he should take next. 

The Taken Boy took the souls of people from the living world into the ghost world.

The Taken Boy lived in a house in the middle of time and each window looked out at a different time period.

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The Killer Vet

​Brittas Bay NS, 5th and 6th class, County Wicklow, 14th March 2018

“Ruffy Ruffy, I don’t know what to do” said Sergio Biscuits to his best friend. “We have to go to the vet, you’ve broken your leg”   

Sergio Biscuits hopped on his moped and squeezed Ruffy Ruffy into the sidecar.

But the sidecar fell off and Ruffy Ruffy broke another leg!  

Mr Cranky Changes

St Thomas’ JNS, 2nd class, County Wicklow, 13th March 2018

Once upon a time there was a man called Mr Cranky. He didn’t like kids. 

His biggest dream was for all kids to go away. Whenever he sees a kid he screams, “Where’s Mommy?” 

Whenever he visits his best friend Mr Chomp the Crocodile he says, “Why does there have to be kids in this world?”

Friendship vs Football

Brittas Bay NS, 4th/5th class, County Wicklow, 7th March 2018

Once there was a boy called Seinna. He lived in Chesterfield. 

Having been at Man United for 2 years he was excited to get a transfer offer from Man City.

Seinna had one problem. 

Tommy's Nightmare

​Scoil Cholmcille, Ballybrack, County Wicklow, 5th class 27th February 2018

One Baltic night Taco Tommy was in Taco Bell being created. 

But the creator messed up and put in too much hot sauce. 

After Tommy came out of the scorching oven he grew arms and legs.

Danny Saves the Day

Sacred Heart JNS, Killinarden, 2nd class, County Wicklow, 22nd February 2018

Danny the Dalmation was walking around and a robot called Metro come along and blasted him. This was how he got his superpowers.

Metro said “These powers have to be a secret”

“What are these superpowers?” asked Danny.

Chris the Ninja

St Thomas’ SNS, 4th class, County Wicklow, 21st February 2018

My name is Chris and I’m a ninja. I always have dreams of meeting the Master Ninja Jung Chong who lives in the highest mountain in China.

When I was young, my sensei taught me how to fight and use shurikens.

My pet cat is my best friend. Her name is Cookie.

The Evil Potatoes

​Scoil Cholmcille, 3rd Class, County Wicklow, 20 February 2018

One day there was a boy called Logan, who was in 4th class. He was 9 years old.

After school his mom put down his dinner – but there were potatoes on it! So Logan screamed: “Ahhhhhhhhh” and ran out the door.

“Logan, are you afraid of potatoes?” his mom asked.

Sophie and the Ice-Dragon

St Thomas’s SNS, 4th class, County Wicklow, 7th February 2018

Once there was a girl named Sophie who had super-natural powers of reading minds. 

She lived in a small house in the country-side in Wexford. 

There was a forest near her where Bobby the jungle spider lived. She was terrified of him. 

The Toe Master

St. Thomas’s School, SNS, Tallaght, 4th Class, County Wicklow, 31 January 2018

This is the story of Timmy Toe’s great adventure.

Toes and Fingers were taking over the whole world.  

They called New York “Fingers and Toes York” and renamed Thailand “Toeland”!

Tornado Girl Saves Africa

​WETNS, 2nd class, County Wicklow, 30th January 2018

Africa.  Tornado girl was walking down the road with Billy the unicorn.  

Tornado girl was thinking “I can’t believe I’m on holiday for two weeks in Africa!”

“I think I’ll get a tan after all these days.”

Mrs Stinksalot & The Lost House

Sacred Heart JNS, 2nd class, County Wicklow, 25th January 2018

Mrs Stinksalot got up one morning. She wanted to get a Poop Emoji costume for Halloween.

When she got to Dunnes she bought the costume and then never took it off.

She went back home and her house wasn’t there. She had a big mansion and it was gone.

Curls the Half Human Half Unicorn

St Thomas SNS, 4th class, County Wicklow, 24th January 2018

In the woods in Neverland where the trees were made of cotton candy and the grass was chocolate, there was a unicorn called Curls.

She was half human half unicorn and she had a brother called Bibbly Bob. 

She also had an evil step brother called Fred the evil pony.

​ The Fairy’s Travels

Sacred Heart JNS, 2nd Class, County Wicklow, 23rd January 2018

Long, long ago, in a forest in Candyland lived a fairy called Pete.

He was blown away by a storm, and lost his magic ring, and the feathers from one wing.

He was scared, because he lost his family in the storm. He was worried.

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.

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