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

The Rock Star Adventure

​Belgrove Infant Girls’ School, Clontarf, 1st Class, 31 May 2016

Once upon a time, on a rock star’s stage, there was the best rock star in the world. He was also a spy. 

His name was Mark and his dream was to own the world. 

He was also very rich.

Flushy the Toilet’s Adventure

St.Thomas Senior National School, Jobstown, 4th Class, 30th May 2016

Flushy the Toilet was getting ready to compete in the Bathroom Olympics at the Bathroom Arena. 

He was lifting his lid back and forth. His best friend, Slippy the Soap, was cleaning him.

“I can’t wait for you to compete,” said Slippy.

Bob’s Dream

​Glenasmole National School, Bohernabreena, 3rd & 4th Class, 26 May 2016

Once there was a boy called Bob. His best friend was a unicorn called Sparky. 

He began his career wanting to create a shampoo product but it was was bad that when he tried it, his hair turned blue.

So Bob started playing soccer in his back garden with Sparky. 

Super Sophie’s Revenge

Bayside Senior National School, Sutton, 3rd Class, 25 May 2016

Once upon a time there lived a girl named Sophie. Nobody knew she had superpowers. 

She lived in modern times in an penthouse apartment with her pet Super Pug in New York. 

Super Pug was her best friend. Her superpowers allowed her to understand him when he barked. 

Jammy and Morgz Travel the World

St Helen’s National School, Portmarnock, 5th Class, 24 May 2016 

My name is Jammy Jampson the squirrel. Help! I’m stuck in a tree. 

I have been up here all day. I was going to get food, but somehow I got stuck. 

I have been shouting down to all of the animals, my friends, but nobody heard me except my best friend, Morgz the cow. 

The Attack of Nobby the Peanut

​Scoil Áine Naofa, Lucan, 4th Class, 23 May 2016 

Once upon a time, long long ago, there was a shape-shifter named Dakota. 

Dakota lived in a magical place that wouldn’t be visible to the naked eye. 

Many magical creatures lived there. Her best friend was Jacob the Demon and Dakota took him everywhere she went.

Eurovision Mayhem

Prosper Fingal 18th May 2016

One morning Ama was singing and dancing in her house. She was listening to Moby and Justin Beiber.  She was in great form.  

Meanwhile, her best friend was at home. Scott was half-wolf and half-boy. 

Ama texted Scott to see if he wanted to come over for a dance show. Ama was practicing her dancing for the Eurovision auditions. 

The Epic Adventure of Sarah and Wallace

​Scoil Cholmcille Senior National School, Ballybrack, 6th Class, 17th May 2016

Sarah was a 12-year-old girl who liked tap dancing. She wanted to get better at tap dancing because she was really bad. 

She had a hamster called Wallace who was her best friend. He was a professional tap dancer.

One day, Sarah and Wallace went to McDonald’s because they were hungry.

Trouble

St Mary’s National School, Fairview. 6th Class 16th May 2016

Cameron was in his room hanging out with his mate, Chaz. They were thinking about the summer. 

“I’m leaving on holidays in a couple of weeks so why don’t we do something that will be remembered?” said Cameron. 

“Cool... a PARTY!” exclaimed Chaz.

The Sister Hunt

St Brigid’s Girls National School, Glasnevin, 5th Class, 11 May 2016 

It was a long day at Middle East High School. Katie walked home alone. She was a witch hunter and people thought she was weird for believing in witches.

Ever since her parents died, it was Katie’s dream to find her sister, who she believed had been captured by witches. 

Katie went to her foster home. As she walked in the door, her German shepherd, Sam, jumped up on her and licked her all over. 

The Super Pocket Power People

​Scoil Eoin Baisde Cailiní Naoidh, Clontarf, 1st Class, 10 May 2016

Once upon a time there was a little girl and she had a pocket in her jumper. 

Three little people lived in her pocket and they were called the Pocket Power People.

There was one girl and two boys. Their best friend was Lily the toy Unicorn. 

Alien Duck Day

​Holywell Educate Together National School, Swords, 3rd Class 9 May 2016 

Once upon a time there was a dog called River. One day, River was playing outside with his friend, Dan. 

Dan was a boy who had the power to freeze time. River could turn into a human.

Suddenly, River noticed something strange in the sky. It was a UFO! 

The Flying Tomato Pizza and Magic

​Scoil Bhride Junior National School, Donaghmede, Dublin 13, 1st Class, 5 May 2016

There once was a flying pizza with a tomato head called Tom Ato Pizza and he was afraid of people. 

Tom was in the freezer in a house with his pizza friend, Magic. Suddenly someone opened the freezer door and reached in to grab him. 

Tom moved to the side and the person missed.

Lightning Journey

Light of Christ National School, Dunmore East, Co. Waterford, 5th & 6th Class, 4th May 2016 

She never knew how she had become who she was. Skyler didn’t think that she would be different from anyone else. 

It was midnight and she was all alone in her den in the gadget-treehouse. Skyler hurled flaming lightning bolts out to the world below. 

She was feeling joyful and proud of her powers, but she was a little worried and curious about her history.

Fluffy the Fashion Show Dog

St Francis Junior National School, Priorswood, 2nd Class, 28 April 2016 

Once upon a time, a long long time ago, there was a puppy called Fluffy. He lived in a castle in New York. It was a mansion!

There was a battle going on to discover which was the cutest country. Fluffy really wanted his country to win.

The people of New York picked Fluffy up and said, “Look at this dog! He’s the cutest in the whole world!”

Fear of the Snail

St.Mary’s Boys National School, Maynooth, 4th Class, 27th April 2016

Once upon a time there was a potato called Spud.  He was born in South America and now lived in New York City.  

Spud lived in a mansion and he owned a Lamborghini.  His best friend was Billy McChilli and he was a president. 

One morning the two friends were sitting in the tree house chatting about the soccer match.  

The Shadow

St Ultan’s National School, Cherry Orchard, 4th-6th Class, 26 April 2016

Once upon a time there was a horse called Francesca. She lived in the Amazon jungle. 

One evening, Francesca was drinking a cup of coffee in her back garden. She was with her best friend Pablo the unicorn. 

“My greatest wish is to eat a banana,” said Francesca, “but the kind I want is too high up in the trees for me to reach.”

The Adventures of Fluffy the Unicorn

Fighting Words at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Greenlanes National School, Clontarf, 3rd Class, 21 April 2016

Fluffy the unicorn was in St Anne’s Park with her best friend Jimmy the walking bagel. They were testing out their new jetpacks, the B6-2000. 

Jimmy’s jetpack malfunctioned, but Fluffy saved him -  Jimmy landed on her horn. After she saved him, a rainbow came out of her horn. 

“That’s never happened before!” said Fluffy, shocked.

Hopes and Dreams

​Derrywash National School, Mayo Castle Bar, 2nd 3rd & 4th Class, 19th April 2016

Ray the School Girl was practising her cartwheels and her handstands in the downtown gym in New York City.

In walked her best friend Lilly and asked her if she would like to go for yummy ice cream.

“Of course, I would love to, after all the practice I am starving”, exclaimed Ray.

Pig on Vacation

​Manulla National School, Mayo, Castle Bar 3rd/6th 19th April 2016

Patrick the Pig is eating his supper of vegetable scraps.

Suddenly an idea popped into his head.  

“I wonder what it is like in Africa”, thought Patrick the Pig to himself. 

The Adventures of Spiderbaby

St Thomas Senior School, Tallaght, 4th Class, 19 April 2016

There once was a very odd baby. It was a special baby - it was a Spiderbaby! 

The Spiderbaby lived in a little hole in a house and the humans were trying to catch him with his greatest fear: a big shoe. The shoe smelled like toxic waste. 

One night, Spiderbaby dreamt about having an army to save him from the mean humans. 

Lizzie’s Big Dream

St Brigid’s GNS, Glasnevin. 6th Class, 15th April 2016

One day Lizzie was in a waiting room in a theatre. She was waiting to audition for a big role. Her best friend Robert was there to support her.

Lizzie looked around at all the other people in the room and wondered if they were as nervous as she was. Her heart was racing.

“Are you okay?” Robert asked.

The Adventures of Brickman and the Sacred Brick

Sacred Heart Boys National School, Ballygall, 4th Class, 14 April 2016 

There was once a man who lived in a very small town in England. His name was Jason. 

Jason worked as a builder for a few years, but he had stopped because he got hit by brick and had swallowed some of it. The tears were a-flying. 

Well... we think he swallowed some of the brick. But the brick may have swallowed him. 

Lisa's Big Adventure

St Fiachra’s Junior National School, Beaumont, 2nd Class, 12 April 2016

In a land before the dinosaurs -  a land full of video games - the first gamer ever to exist in the universe was Lisa the Gamer Girl. 

She was fighting Jimmy the Pineapple in a nightmare. Jimmy was putting ham sandwiches in Lisa’s face. 

He broke all of Lisa’s video games, and then she woke up with a start. 

Mr. White and The Fire Tooth

St Francis Junior National School, Priorswood, 2nd Class, 11 April 2016 

Once upon a time, in New Tooth City, there lived a unicorn named Lola. 

There was also a tooth called Mr White who also lived in New Tooth City. Lola and Mr White were siblings.

Mr White wished he had a wife, but the Fire Tooth was trying to stop him.

The Demon Golf Ball Rises

Our Lady of Good Counsel, Boys National School, Drimnagh, 5th Class, 7 April 2016

Once upon a time, there lived Demon Golf Ball who had a dream to take over the world. 

One day, he went to go see his boss, the Devil. The Demon Golf Ball was very scared of him

The Unexpected Journey

St Fergal’s National School, Bray, 5th Class, 6 April 2016

Barry the banana was sitting in the fruit bowl. His best friend, Isaac the iPhone, was on the work top next to him and he was ringing. 

A big hand came to answer the phone. Barry was afraid the hand was going to peel him as well. 

The hand belonged to a 10 year-old girl called Sophie, but the phone belonged to her big sister, Jessica. 

Diary of a Doughnut

St John Bosco Junior School,Navan Road, 1st Class, 4 April 2016

Once upon a time, there was a doughnut Garda called Frank. He lived in a giant dougnut mansion. His best friend was the Master of Oreos, called Oreo Steve. 

One day, Oreo Steve booked a flight to Disneyland Paris, for Frank’s birthday. When Frank was half way there, the plane crashed. 

He realised there was a letter in his pocket from Oreo Steve. 

Ricky and His Shadow

St.Colmcille’s Junior National School, Knocklyon, 2nd Class 15th March 2016

Ricky the Dragon lived on the cliffs. He had a laptop in his house. He wished to meet his friend, Sparky, but he lived too far away. 

Sparky lived up in the clouds – far, far away. 

Sparky was always playing soccer and Ricky wished he could do the same, but he was too big.

Jeff’s Adventures

Sacred Heart Boys National School, Ballygall, 2nd Class, 14 March 2016

Once upon a time there was a fruit called Jeff the Fig. 

Jeff was on a motorbike. While he was driving he decided he’d like to be the President of Jamaica. 

On his way to Jamaica, he met Daniel the Dinosaur. 

Abby and Fluffy

Fighting Words at Nando’s Blanchardstown, St Patrick’s Junior National School, Corduff, 2nd Class, 10 March 2016

Abby was with her best friend Fluffy the dog in the dark woods in the Phoenix Park. Abby lived in a cottage in the woods. They were in their flying car on the way to the new carnival. 

“I can’t wait to get there!” Abby said.

“Me too!” said Fluffy.

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