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

The Marshmallow Wish

​Donabate Portrane Educate Together National School, 3rd Class, 11 January 2018

There was a pig called Stanley and he lived on Marbalow Farm.

A few years ago, an alien named Marshmallow had come to visit the farm in a marshmallow spaceship. 

Marshmallow the alien and Stanley became best friends.

The Runaway Animals

​Scoil an tSeachtar Laoch, Ballymun, 5th Class, 10 January 2018

“How do you think we’re meant to escape?” said Beef the cow to Pig the pink rhino. “Will we get out or will we stay?”

They were in a farm called Fatal Fields in Orlando that was hard to escape. 

It had electric fences that were ten feet high. Pig and Beef were getting food - eating yellow grass in the barn.

John the Rock Picker

St Coens National School, 3rd Class, County Wicklow, 09 January 2018

Once upon a time there was a human called John, who was a rock picker. His dream was to become a billionaire.

John’s greatest fear was a monster called Goro. Goro was big and tall, wore ancient armour and breathed fire!

One day John went to the beach and started picking up rocks that he liked. He worked for a man called Mr Kava. 

Wello’s Adventure

St Enda’s Primary School, Whitefriar Street, 3rd Class, 9 January 2018

Once upon a time, Wello the watermelon was walking down the street. 

A man came along with a dog and asked if he could go along with him.

Wello ran away because he was a stranger and looked like a human. Wello ran to his friend Potato Man in the park. 

Jeff and Sparkle's Adventure

St.Colmcille’s Junior National School, Knocklyon, 2nd Class, 8th January 2018

There was a piece of toast called Jeff. One day it came alive. Jeff put on a disguise to go to the airport and catch a plane to Candy Land.

Also, on the plane, there was a little girl called Kelly. She wanted to go to Candy Land because she wanted to meet real life unicorns.

The people in Candy Land were not being nice to Jeff because he wasn’t made out of sugar and rainbows.

Raptor Kid Saves The Day

St Malachy’s Boys National School, Raheny, 2nd Class, 21 December 2017

Once upon a time a boy called Raptor Kid lived in New York. One day Raptor Kid ran into the evil T-Rex Man. 

Raptor Kid was scared of T-Rex Man because he had red eyes.

Raptor Kid was able to run away so fast because he practiced for gymnastics. His one wish was to be a professional gymnast.

The Problem Before Christmas

St Francis of Assisi Primary School, Belmayne, 3rd Class, 20 December 2017

One day Zoey the Elf was in Santa’s workshop. Everyone started laughing at her because Evil Piggy Wiggy threw a pie in her face.

Evil Piggy Wiggy must have gotten through the defence system. Santa came in with his two elf guards.

Santa said, “Throw him out!”

The Mysterious Soup

St Coens NS, 5th class, County Wicklow, 20th December 2017

Once there was a man called Bob the soup maker and his greatest wish was to become the Manager of a famous restaurant.  

But the owner of the restaurant, the Chicken Wing Monster, wouldn’t let him.  

Bob would not stand up to him because of his evil side kick, Bouncing Betty, the clown.

Bozo the Horse

Jonathan Swift NS, 3rd-6th class, County Wicklow, 19th December 2017

In the world of myths and legends lived Bozo the horse.

It was a calm, warm day when Bozo went to see his friend Turkey the pony.

“Don’t say I’m small, I’m tall!” said Turkey frustratedly.

The Cookie’s Great Adventure

St.Fiachra’s Junior National School, Artane. 2nd Class, 19th December 2017

Once upon a time, there was a cookie named Bite. He wanted to go on lots of adventures. 

He decided to go over to see his best friend, Doughy the Doughball, to ask if he wanted to go on an adventure too. 

On the way through the woods to Doughy’s house, he saw the Evil Pickle.

Frankie and the Extraordinary Mission

St Vincent’s Girls National School, North William Street, 6th Class, 18 December 2017

One day, Frankie the spy was in her bedroom with her best friend Zack. 

They were supposed to be studying, but actually they were playing Super Smash Bros.

Frankie had just moved to New York from Sydney. She had to leave Sydney because her parents were spies and their identities had been revealed.

The Cheeseburger

​Howth Primary School, Scoil Mhuire, 1st Class, 14 December 2017

A long, long time ago on the far away Planet Pizza, there was a dog called Teddy. 

Teddy wanted a teddy-bear costume.

One day, Whiskers the tabby cat went out looking for a new best friend. Whiskers met Teddy during his search.

The Adventures of Joel the Lump of Coal

​Scoil an tSeachtar Laoch, Ballymun, 4th Class, 11 December 2017

Once upon a time, there was a spoon named Susie La Teaspoon.

She was lying on the table next to the fire. Susie looked over and saw Joel the Lump of Coal with his parents.

It was a cold day and it was snowing outside. Mary picked up two pieces of coal and threw them into the fire. They were Joel’s parents!


​Gaelscoil an Ghoirt Álainn, dé hAoine, 8 Nollaig.

Rith a deartháir Trevor isteach sa seomra agus sheas sé ar an bhféileacháin oíche – an cara is fearr léi. 

Nuair a chonaic Elena thosaigh sí ag rith timpeall an seomra ag iarraidh an deartháir a mharú.

``Tar ar ais anseo!'' arsa Elena. Ansin rith Trevor amach sa ghairdín.

Defender of the Forest

St Andrew’s NS, 5th class, County Wicklow, 7th December 2017

Once upon a time a forest girl went on an adventure in a new part of the forest.

There was a poacher who went out into the forest on the same day. 

Forest girl fell out of a tree onto the poacher’s back.

The Magic Donut Mountain

St.Fiachra’s Junior National School, Beaumont. 2nd Class, 7th December 2017

One day Pidgy the pigeon and Sparkles the Unicorn were climbing a magical donut mountain. 

They were climbing to the top so that they could make a wish.

Pidgy wanted to be a football player and Sparkles wanted to wish that it would rain donuts everyday so he could eat them.

Billy Banana’s Great Adventure

​Breaffy National School, Breaghwy, Castlebar, Co. Mayo, 3rd Class 05 December 2017

Billy the crazy banana was wandering through the rainforest. He was very unhappy because he was getting very, very soggy with all the rain.

All of a sudden, a hungry monkey jumped down and ate him. 

But then the monkey spat him out in disgust because Billy was all soggy.

Lizzie and Uni

​Breaffy National School, Breaghwy, Castlebar, Co. Mayo, 3rd Class, 5 December 2017

Lizzie woke up and started to scream frantically. She started to panic because she realised that she was in the attic.

A light was coming from one of the walls. She touched it and it turned into a door. 

She walked through the door, slammed it behind her and realised she’s in a long dark tunnel.

The Evil Elf who tried to be happy

​Scoil Cholmcille, 4th class, County Wicklow, 5th December 2017

Once upon a time in an evil kingdom, called Evil Land, lived Clauser the Evil Elf on the Shelf. 

He always dreamed of taking another elf’s happiness so he could be happy himself.

Seven years ago when he was being made, Santa made a mistake that made him evil and unhappy. 

Potatoes and Chips

Sutton Park School, 6th Class, 5 December 2017

Once there was a little piggy named Jeffrey who lived in Piggyland and wanted to be the president of the entire land.

He had a magic snout, which was twice the size of his eyes. 

He wanted to eat a lot of carrots so that his head would be massive and everyone would see him and want him to be president.

Ice Cream the Unicorn’s Big Adventure

Presentation Primary School, Terenure, 3rd Class, 4 December 2017

Once there was a unicorn that lived in a magical land and her name was Ice Cream. 

Her greatest wish was to travel the world and make new friends because she was all alone.

One day she was feeling very sad because she got a reminder of how an evil unicorn made a storm that swept her friend Billy the Duck away. 

The Legend of Frosty

​Carrigaline National School, County Cork, 01 December 2017

Once upon a time in Antartica, there was a poor dog, called Frosty. 

His best friend was Joe the Pig. They were on a mission to find the perfect  owner for Frosty. 

Joe the Pig had escaped once from a farm, and he bought a plane and flew to Antartica. 

The Lollipop Kingdom

​Inchicore Model National School, 5th Class, 30 November 2017

Once upon a time, but actually no, something else… one day after the New Year, there was a panther named Jeffy.

There was a problem. The pizza god didn’t like him, so he stuck a pencil up Jeffy’s nose.

Jeffy found pizza under his bed. He tried taking a bite of the pizza, but he was transported to Lollipop Land.

Diary of a Rubber Hose

​Scoil Chualann, 5th class, County Wicklow, 29th November 2017

Once upon a time there was a rubber hose called Borris Ink…

On 4th July, 1984 I was being used to hose down a bonfire. I was bored and lonely.  Suddenly I caught fire... , oh the irony!!  

I was burnt and alone until I met Drippy, the watering can and she put me out.

The Crazy Meltdown

Swords Educate Together National School, 6th Class, 29 November 2017

Snort woke up in his chocolate tree log in a chocolate forest.  He looked out the window and saw chocolate all around him.

It was all melting.  He jumped up to tell his best friend, Kit Kat, the chocolate cat.

Kit Kat was in the chocolate tree next to him.

A Christmas Sausage

St Patricks NS, Greystones, 3rd class, County Wicklow, 28 November 2017

Once upon a time, in a far away land, lived a reindeer called Hunter. 

Hunter’s best friend was Tommy the turtle.

One day, they were playing hide and seek in a cinema. 

Hot the Hero

St Mary’s Boys National School, Maynooth, 3rd Class, 28 November 2017

Once upon a time, there was a chilli alien called Hot. His dream vehicle was a spaceship made of chillis. Hot had a best friend called Lady Pasta.

Hot and Lady Pasta lived far, far away on the planet Foodso. On Foodso, there were no rules and the houses were made of candy.

One day, there was a huge earthquake. Hot and Lady Pasta were trying to leave, but they couldn’t because they didn’t have a spaceship.

Big Dream or Big Nightmare?

​Greenlanes National School, Clontarf. 6th Class, Monday 27th November 2017

It all started on top of a mountain. It was cold, as always.

“Whose idea was it that it would be National Prank Day?” Damo thought to herself, already late for work.

In her mind, she was rehearsing her dance routine to “Single Ladies” by Beyonce. That always calmed her down.

The Great Reef Race

Fighting Words at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Jonathan Swift 350 Festival, 25 November 2017

Once upon a time there was a land called Anatopia. In Anatopia there lived a turtle named George. He lived in a small pineapple.

George had a very loud neighbour who lived in a coconut. Her name was Rebecca the unicorn.

Every year George the turtle tried out for the Reef Race, and every year he came last. And every year Sammy the shark came first.

Prison Break

​Oranmore Boys National School, 3rd Class, County Galway, 24 November 2017

Once upon a time there was a flying unicorn called Jack. His best friend was Jippy the DJ donkey.

Jack and Jippy loved dabbing on the road. They also loved boxing matches. 

Jack was watching a boxing match with Jippy when a girl came in and asked him to be his girlfriend.

Saving Santa

Wicklow ETNS, 2nd class,  County Wicklow, 23rd November 2017

Santa said to his friend Rudolph the huskie:

“I hope my worst fear doesn’t come true today. 

The thing is- I’ve been doing odd things lately.