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

Gisha’s Wish

Brierhill National School, Co. Galway, 4th Class

Gisha the cross-eyed pig lives in a big mansion. She is very popular at school and everybody knows her.

One day, Gisha’s best friend Millie the chubby pug went to the mansion. 

Gisha came to the door and said to Millie, “Wipe your dirty paws!” They walked into the mansion.

Fruit Friends

St Francis of Assisi Primary  School, Belmayne, Dublin 13, 3rd Class, 3 April 2019

Once upon a time there was a banana called Bean.

He walked down the street and met Joey the Flying Strawberry. 

Joey was flying in the air.

The War of the Fruit

Scoil Chualann​, 4th class, County Wicklow, 28th March 2019

Once upon a time, I was a baby growing into a banana from a tree. 

When I was born my mother and father, who are both banana trees, called me Barry.

One day I saw a kiwi riding on a mole and carrying a genie lamp.

Captain Cactus

Donard National School, 2nd class, County Wicklow, 27th March 2019

Once upon a time there was chubby plant.  His name was Captain Cactus and he had a big wish to one day own a cactus mobile.  

His greatest and most massive fear was germs.  Microbes.

His best friend said to him when they were in the underground building.

Food Friends

St. Mary’s JNS, Blessington​, 2nd Class, County Wicklow, 26th March 2019

Once upon a time a chocolate chip was born and when he grew up he turned into a muffin. 

His name was Mr Muffin. He wanted a girlfriend but he thought he was too ugly to get one.

He really hoped he’d get one when he was an adult.

Sparkle’s Great Adventure

Gardiner Street Primary School, Dublin 1, 3rd Class, 25 March 2019

Once upon a time there lived a unicorn named Sparkle. She lived in a cave in the forest.

Sparkle wanted to have an adventure because she likes to travel.

She was walking in the forest and she found a medium-sized egg. She didn’t know what it was!

Mr. Cookie and Ice Pop save the day

Francis St CBS, Dublin 8, 3rd Class, 21st March 2019

Once upon a time there lived a cookie. Mr. Cookie lived in a cottage with all his family. 

One day Mr. Cookie fell into a pool of magic chocolate milk that made him into a superhero and gave him chocolate powers.

Suddenly humans came and ate his cookie friend and that’s how they discovered the humans. 

Max and Carter

Court National School, Monamolin, 4th Class​, County Wexford

Max wakes up in his bed in New York and Carter is waiting beside his bed for him to go to the zoo on a school tour.

Carter gets his imaginary car and drives Max to the zoo.

Max buckles his imaginary friend in with his imaginary seatbelt.

The Ketchup Battle

Piercestown N.S. Piercestown, 2nd Class County Wexford

Welcome to the world of ketchup!

My name is Katie and I am a bottle of ketchup, my friend’s name is Jeff.

Then a few days later King Mayonnaise and his army came into the castle.

 

 

Oof

St. Iberius National School, Davitt Road, 2nd and 3rd Class, County Wexford

Once upon a time, Michael wanted to go to the bathroom, but there was a banana in the toilet.

He goes in to the bathroom and the banana attacks him.

Stephanie is in the bath.

The mad spy under the sea

Brittas Bay National School, 3rd and 4th Class, County Wicklow, 20th March 2019

It was a cold and rainy night and Bob Barley, the octopus, heard something crashing outside his comfort zone. 

It was Marc, the Shark, who was whirling around his new gaff!

“What are you doing around my gaff again?” asked Bob.

Unicorn Land

StJohn the Baptist Infant GirlsSchool, Clontarf​, 1st Class, 20th March 2019

Once there was a pug who loved rainbow things. She dreamt of having a rainbow house full of everything rainbow. 

The candyfloss dog was fighting with the snow owl over something silly. 

Then the pug made them stop fighting. Later, the candyfloss dog was being mean again for no reason.

Food Fight

Scoil Íosagaín, 3rd Class, County Cork, 15 March 2019 

Once upon a time there was a giant pizza called Pepper Roni.

His best friend was Crisps, the alien, his head was made of crisps and his body was an alien’s.

They lived in a cave in a small village.  Pepper Roni’s biggest wish was for the world to be made of pizza. 

The Adventures of the fat fly

Donard NS, 3rd class, County Wicklow 13th March 2019

Mr Tom, the fly, was driving his Lamborghini on the N81. Suddenly, it dawned on him that he wanted to become fat.

He looked around, and he saw that everyone around him was fat. He said “I don’t want to be skinny anymore.”

At first he went to McDonalds, and he ordered a Grand Big Mac and Big Mac Bacon.  

 

Puggo vs Jim

St Francis of Assisi Primary School, Balgriffin​, 3rd Class, 13 March 2019

Once upon a time there was a pug called Puggo. He was a government minister in Puggoland.

Puggo knew a velociraptor named Barry. Barry used to be a millionaire after he won the Velociraptor Lotto, but he lost all the money because he had too many plastic surgeries.

Puggo’s wish was to be the President of Puggoland. A new pug named Jim had moved into Puggoland. 

The Tiger’s Nightmare

Our Lady Immaculate Junior National School, Darndale​, 2nd Class, 12 March 2019

Once upon a time in the jungle there lived a tiger called Tasha.

Her owner was her friend Stephanie.

Someone was hiding and pushed Tasha into the river. She got scared and growled.

Molly Flies Away

St Columba’s National School, Glasnevin​, 3rd Class, 11 March 2019

Once upon a time, there was a bird called Molly. She had a best friend called Polly the parrot.

Every night, Molly dreamed about coffee and had nightmares about bananas. 

She also wanted another best friend who was a dragon.

An Cailín, an Madra agus an Leipreachán Feargach

Gaelscoil Mhacan, 5th Class, County Cork, 8th March 2019

Tá Leipreachán agam agus tá sé ag rith uaim ar bhogha báistí!

Dhúisigh mé suas. Bhí tromluí agam, mar is é an eagla is mó atá agam ná leipreacháin: uair amháin, bheir leipreachán greim ar mo dheartháir agus mharaigh sé é. Bhí sé leathuair tar éis a seacht ar maidin.

 D'fhéach mé ar mo uaireadóir. Bheadh mé déanach don eitilt go hÉirinn don scannán nua ina bheidh mé ag aisteoireacht ann. Tá Leipreachán agam agus tá sé ag rith uaim ar bhogha báistí!

 

Steve “No Shoes” and Tic Tac​

Fighting Words Dublin Dockers Memoir Project

St Laurence O’Toole’s Boys National School, Dublin 1, 4th & 5th Class, 8 March 2019

It was a cold snowy night at the in work at the docks for Steve “No Shoes.”  

The water was icy. His toes were freezing. And there was an icicle stuck to the end of his nose.

Steve “No Shoes” went home after work. Before he went to bed, he wished to get a new pair of shoes.

Mr. Moody and the hypnotised lion

Scoil Mhuire Realt na Mara, 2nd and 3rd Class, County Wicklow, 6th March 2019

Once upon a time, there lived an old man called Mr. Moody, with his side kick, Rio, the lion.

They lived far, far away from the town, in Slovenia.  His super power was to hypnotise people, since he was a baby.

One day he was so angry he hypnotised his side kick Rio by making him do all the work around the house.

The Missing Family

Tyrrelstown Educate Together National School, 3rd Class, 6 March 2019

Once upon a time there was a chair called Jeff. He wanted to be best friends with Fridge the fridge.

Jeff was sitting on a sofa and then his pet, Colin the cup came jumping. 

Jeff was thinking about how he had no friends and he was lonely.

Louie and the Popcorn Shoes

St. Thomas’ JNS, 2nd class, County Wicklow, 5th March 2019

​Once there was a lion named Louie. Louie was afraid of popcorn. 

He was afraid that Popcorn would go up his nose and give him a heart attack.

One day he was outside when he saw a pair of shoes on the ground. 

Poppy’s Adventures

Scoil San Carlo, Leixlip​, 4th Class, 5th March 2019

Once upon a time there was a popcorn kernel called Poppy the Popcorn.

Poppy was in a bag of popcorn but fell out. She fell out into a popcorn maker. 

Someone came along to fill another bag of popcorn. Poppy was scooped into the bag and grew strong.

Georgie the Lying Cow

St Brigid’s Senior Girls School, Finglas West, 3rd Class, 4 March 2019

One day Georgie the Flexing Cow went to the Gucci shop but she had forgotten her money.

She cried and she threw a tantrum on the floor.

Georgie went to her best friend, Pippy to ask for money.

Bye Bye Billy!

Scoil Padraig Naofa, Cregmore, Claregalway, Co. Galway, 5th and 6th class

Shane is playing in a match. He’s just about to score the winning goal.

The crowd is silent. Shane swings his hammer and the ball goes into the back of the net. 

The crowd roars and Shane’s team rush over and pick him up.

Pages