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’s Ketchup Escape

Wicklow ETNS, 3rd class, County Wicklow, 10th April 2018

Cookie’s big dream is to jump off a giraffe’s head.

Unfortunately the boss in the dreaded ketchup factory is trying to stop him.

One day, while he was walking down the road, he saw a pineapple sitting on a branch in a tree and a vicious dog chasing it.

Gally and the Big Oopzie Doopzie

North Dublin National School Project, Whitehall, Dublin 9, 6th Class, 10 April 2018

Gally, the purple flying turtle, was flying through the air at 100 miles per hour when suddenly an airplane soared by.

Gally got scared and plummeted to the ground. He fell onto a sandy beach and from that moment on, Gally hated heights. 

He was very dazed and when he looked up he saw a big red hippo.

The Magic Pig

St Colmcille’s Junior National School, Knocklyon, 2nd Class, 9 April 2018

Once upon a time, there was a thunderstorm and clowns were running everywhere. Starlet the unicorn was very scared.

Starlet was in her house. Bastian the robot called in from next door to see if she was okay.

“Help!” Starlet said. “There’s a clown in the other house next door!”

Jimmy's Great Space Adventure

Padre Pio, County Cork, 23 March 2018

There once was a turtle and he had no friends. His name was Jimmy the Talking Turtle. 

One day he went to McDonalds and he got some chicken nuggets. 

He particularly picked out one chicken nugget from the box. That chicken nugget randomly started talking!

The Dirty Night

St Mary’s JNS, Blessington, 2nd class, County Wicklow, 22nd March 2018

One dirty night Laura the Bin was talking to Ben the Blue Bin. 

“I don’t know what it’s like to be a human but I really really want to” whispered Laura. 

“But if you’re a person there’s so many I won’t notice you anymore” explained Ben in a shout. 

The Pig and the Genie

St.Colmcilles Junior National School, Knocklyon, 2nd Class, Thursday 22 March, 2018.

Once upon a time, there was a pig called Loopy. He lived in the backyard of a mansion.

One day, he was crying because his girlfriend broke up with him.

“I wish I could have…” Loopy was saying to himself when, suddenly, a Genie appeared.

British Bacon meets his biggest fear

​Brittas Bay NS, 3rd Class, County Wicklow, 21st March 2018

One day, there was a pig called British Bacon, who was hungry.  

He was really tempted to eat himself!  But his best friend, Cabbage Patch, the crash landing panda fell on top of him and shouted “Don’t eat yourself, I’ll buy you a nice piece of cake”

“Get off me!  Pick on someone your own size” said British Bacon.

The Magical Quest of Fred the Dragon

​Straffan National School, Straffan, Co. Kildare, 4th Class, 21 March 2018

It was a boring day. Fred the Dragon was in his cave. He was taking a cave shower, thinking about how he would treat his assistant if he had one. 

He would treat his assistant like a friend to make sure he didn’t go away.

From the outside, the cave looked like a scary place that no one would dare enter. But on the inside, it was a nice cosy home.

Galaxy and the War of Nunn

St Thomas’ JNS, 2nd class, County Wicklow, 20th March 2018

Once upon a time, Galaxy the magical unicorn-cat-dragon met Rainbow the magical dog. 

They lived in a magical land called Rainbow Town. One day Nunn the Devil came to town and attacked. 

Galaxy and Rainbow made a plan to defeat Nunn the Devil.

The Headless Pigeon

Francis Street CBS, Dublin 8, 4th Class, Tuesday 20th March, 2018.

A long time ago, in a place very small, there was a pigeon with no head. 

His name was Pecky. He had a pet friend named Coco, the psychic dog. 

They lived in a dumpster on the road.

Flipper's Adventure

Cloghroe National School, 4th Class, County Cork, 16th March 2018

Once upon a time there was a penguin named Flipper. He lived in the South Pole. 

He really wanted to be able to swim properly. Flipper was a very lonely penguin. 

He wanted a friend more than anything. Then one day, he met Fin the Dolphin. 

The Lost Dog

Sacred Heart JNS, 2nd class, County Wicklow, 15th March 2018

Bella, the Fairy was born in 2016, but she was also born in 1991, to be specific March 15th.

She lived in a Princess Palace, a palace with a difference. There were knights protecting the castle. 

One of them had a black spirit, and he was called The Black Knight.

The Great Chicken Escape

St Francis Xavier Junior National School, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15, 2nd Class, 15 March 2018

One day Mr Piggy was playing with Mr Pepperoni at the swimming pool on the farm where they lived.

They were having a good time until Mr Piggy saw a group of chickens at the other end of the pool. 

The chickens saw Mr Piggy and Mr Pepperoni.

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?”

Ghaidie vs Mr Moustache

St Colmcille’s Boys National School, Swords, 3rd/4th Class, 13 March 2018

Ghaidie, the superhero detective, protects the city.

When he was younger, Ghaidie always wished to protect the people of the city.

One day an evil potato called Mr Moustache came to town.

Gary and the Missing Human

St Joseph's National School 2nd Class, County Cork, 12 March 2018

One day in the imaginary land there was a guy called Gary and his best friend was Pugba. 

Gary was a person who was very skinny and he was bald and he had the letter B on his head. 

He follows Liverpool  in the real world and Pugba follows Manchester United.  

The Legend of Jim the Cheetah

North Monastery School, 5th class, County Cork 12 March 2018 

Jim the cheetah was born in 1902. When he was 5 years old he was bullied in school and he met Daly the lion. 

At the school made of bamboo they learned how to be faster than other animals, they learned how to survive in the wild and they learned how to hunt. 

Jim wasn't very good at those things, so everyday Daly helped him get better.

Back To The Jungle

​Gaelscoil Bhaile Munna, Ballymun, 3rd Class, 12th March 2018

One day, Spotty the Giraffe was going to get food in the zoo.

Suddenly, he saw a lion next to him. The lion saw Spotty and started to growl at him. 

Spotty felt petrified because his greatest fear was lions.

The Holy Spaghett Bowl

Cork Educate Together, 6th Class, County Cork, 9th March 2018

Wan Chong Chang didn't know what to do. Jim the Talking Sandwich was staring at him. 

The Talking Toilet had warned Chang that Jim was dangerous.

Unaware of what Jim  was capable of, Chang screamed helplessly;

Colour Wins The Race

Children In Hospital Ireland Our Lady’s Hospital, Crumlin, 9 March 2018

Once upon a time, there was a rainbow unicorn called Colour. Her best friend was a horse called John.

One day, they were walking on the beach in Bettystown when they saw a wolf. They got a fright and started running.

John the horse was faster than Colour.

Mr Grumpy and the Evil Spider

​Scoil Chiaráin CBS, Donnycarney, 2nd Class, 8 March 2018

In the smelliest house in the world, there lived a man named Mr Grumpy and his wife named Mrs Grumpy.

Usually, it was peaceful on a Tuesday… but on this Tuesday! It was Pancake Day and Mr and Mrs Grumpy don’t like pancakes. 

They were fired from their jobs at The Pancake House because they don’t like pancakes.

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. 

The Winning Puppy

​Réalt na Mara Girls National School, Drogheda, 2nd Class, 7 March 2018

Once upon a time there was a puppy called Sprinkle and she lived in Castle Glen.  

Sprinkle was looking for an owner because she didn’t have one.

On the day her story begins, Sprinkle was playing on the green and she saw a little girl called Sunny.  

Magekka’s Big Secret

​Scoil Thomáis, Laurel Lodge, Castleknock, Dublin 15, 4th Class, 6 March 2018

Once upon a time there lived a wizard named Magekka. 

He lived at the bottom of the big dark woods in a castle surrounded by a big swamp.

Magekka’s greatest fear was magic.

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.

Nuggy’s Adventure

St.Patrick’s JNS, Blanchardstown 2nd Class, 27th February 2018

Once upon a time there was a chicken nugget called Nuggy. 

Nuggy was in the kitchen of McDonalds and he was afraid that he was going to get his face burned because he saw a big oven.

He was also afraid that his friend King Jeffery, the Diet Coke, was going to be drank.

The Zebra and the Potato

Scared Heart Boys National School, Ballygall, 2nd Class, 26 February 2018

Once upon there was a Zebra named Billy. One day, Jimmy the Potato went to the zoo where Billy lived.

Jimmy was in a sack of potatoes that was brought to Billy for his dinner. After Billy ate one, he saw Jimmy and they became friends.

A month after they met, Jimmy was talking to Billy when a tiger came up behind them.

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.

The Burger Mission

​Scoil Thomáis, Castleknock, 4th Class, 22nd February 2018

Once upon time, there was a robot named Echo who wanted to eat a burger. He lived on a remote island where he was the only technology.

He felt lonely there. So he got a donut and called it Donald. They became best friends.

He wanted to get a burger, but he couldn’t get past his greatest fear, the cows. He didn’t know that cows went into burgers.

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.

Chicky’s Adventure

St Patrick’s National School, Castlebar County Mayo, 6th Class, 20 February 2018

A long time ago in Eggland, Chicky the Chicken was hatched.

Unfortunately Felix the Fox was nearby, living in a hole in the forest.

Felix the Fox and his foxy family were on the hunt looking for a juicy chicken.

Talking Carrots

St. Patrick’s National School Town, 6th Class, County Mayo, 20 February 2018

One dark evening, Jimmy the Farmer was buying cattle food at the mart.

After buying the food he walked to the grocery store to buy carrot seeds.

Jimmy drove home in his tractor, Johnny the John Deere, and planted the seeds.

The Mystery Bone

Ard Rí National School, Navan, 1st & 2nd Class, 20th February 2018

Tommy the Dog lived in an alleyway in the city. 

His one wish was to have the biggest bone in the world with deluxe taste.

At the theme park, Tommy saw the biggest bone on the roller coaster. 

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.

How the Dragon got his Fire

St. Colmcilles Junior National School, Knocklyon, 2nd Class, Tuesday 20th February 2018

Once upon a time there was a big dragon, who was lonely in his cave. 

One day, the dragon went out and found another cave. He was standing outside the cave when a snake came out!

The dragon said “Do you want to come over to my cave?”

Goat Wars

​Scoil San Carlo, Leixlip, 4th Class, 19th February 2018

John the Anxious Goblin lived in the sewers. Every morning he gathered wasted junk and old shoes and germs and had a bath in it.

John asked for a pet goat for his birthday. He had a picture on the wall of a goat attacking him. 

But he had seen a bunch of YouTube videos of goats fainting and decided that he wanted one.

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