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

Mags the Wolf

​Holywell Educate Together National School, 3rd Class, 14 March 2017 

Once there was a wolf named Mags and he lived in the woods. 

He had a best friend, a rabbit called Poppy, and they played video games together.

Mags the wolf was happy, but sometimes he was afraid of getting caught by the circus. 

The Mystical City

​Scoil Chill Ruadháin, 4th Class, County Cork, 10 March 2017

Once upon a time, there was a boy and his name was Jeffrey. 

A good many years ago (in dragon years, ten human years is actually one dragon year) he fell down a hole and met this girl, Demolita. 

She gave him a drink that was poisoned and made him turn into a half-dragon, half-human. 

The Riddle of the Secret Agent

South Dublin Latch On Literacy Group, 10th March 2017

Ben was in Dublin on work business. It was 7:00 in the morning. Ben was up early because he had to get ready for the gig that night. 

Ben was feeling a bit nervous. “Calm down,” he said to himself. 

He texted his friend Aoife. He wrote, “How are you? Are you coming to my concert tonight? Will you be there?”

George vs Bob and the Juicer

St. Brigids National School, County Wicklow, 2nd 3rd and 4th Class 09 March 2017

Once upon a time George the walking talking orange fell off the counter.  

Bob, the apple on the counter, pushed him over.  

George was rolling over on the kitchen floor and then he saw the family dog, Billy.  

Fire of the Night

Our Lady of Lourdes National School, Inchicore, 5th Class, 9th March 2017

There once was a boy named AJ. He lived in a cottage by the seaside with his favourite teddy, Trevor the Monkey. 

AJ’s parents died in a fire when he was four years old.

Super Rashers

Brittas Bay National School, County Wicklow, 3rd class, 08 March 2017

Once upon a time there was a big fat flying pig called Rashers and his best friend Milky Way the cow. 

Even though Milky Way was Rasher’s best friend he always tried to eat him. 

Milky Way’s father is called Steaky and he wants to eliminate pigs from the world. 

My Other Half

St Fiachra’s Senior National School, Beaumont, 6th Class, 8 March 2017 

Down by the river lived Fin the Flip Flop and his roommate Clayton the Crocodile. 

Life was fine until their house was destroyed by a wave. 

Now they spent their days living in a tree house. 

Mack McTrigger, Secret Agent

St. Mary’s JNS, Blessington, County Wicklow, 2nd Class, 07 March 2017

Once upon a time there was an agent called Mack Mc Trigger and he had a pistol in his hand. 

Mack Mc Trigger’s greatest wish was to be able to teleport.

His arch nemesis James Blond was able to teleport and he was a better agent than Mack. 

Software Makes You Stronger

​Tyrellstown Educate Together National School, 3rd Class, 7th March 2017

Once upon a time in America, there was an evil console named Gamey. 

Gamey wanted to take over the world and control all other game consoles.

People think the world is a normal place but it’s not when you’re on your own, like Gamey.

The Fish’s Dream

St Colmcille’s Junior National School, Knocklyon, 2nd Class, 6 March 2017 

Once upon a time there was a fish called Bobby who lived in the sea.

His biggest dream was to fly. 

Bobby tried all day to fly but he couldn’t do it.

This is a Mad Story

North Monastery Primary School, 5th Class, County Cork, 03 March 2017

It all started when Chewey Lewey yelled out “Alien Bob! I need toilet paper!”

“Be quiet! The demon might hear you.”

“I don’t care about that demon!” exclaimed Chewey Lewey. “Who’s that demon anyway?”

​I Don’t Have One

St. Brigids, County Wicklow, 1st and 2nd class, 02 March 2017

Once upon a time there was a really good footballer called Alex. 

He wanted to win the world cup.

He woke up in his bedroom and went to his brothers Ross’s house.

Cambrin Da Rapper

St Benedict’s & St Mary’s National School, Raheny, 5th and 6th Class, 2 March 2017 

Once upon a time, Cambrin the donkey was with his best mate Scraggy Maggie. 

They were eating food down by the canal. 

Cambrin stepped on some glass. Scraggy Maggie pulled the glass from Cambrin’s hoof. 

The Life of a Helmet

Scoil Chaitríona, Baggot Street, 3rd and 4th Class, 1st March 2017 

Helmie the Helmet was in a store room in a charity shop. It was very dark.

He was scared, but singing to himself made him feel better.

Some of the songs he liked were “Can’t Stop the Feeling” and “Happy.”

 

Hidden Powers

Brittas Bay National School, County Wicklow, 6th class, 01 March 2017

ONCE upon a time there was a girl called Shaníqwa Awqínash.

Her best friend’s name was Erodos.

His name was Erodos because, ever since he fell while running from his brother and his friend, he has accidentally said erodosaclidus – at the end of every sentence.

The Secret of Collin and Manpool

Our Lady of Good Counsel National School, Drimnagh, 3rd Class, 1 March 2017 

Once upon a time there was a man named Joe.

He wanted to play for Manpool, but he could not get on the team because he was too young.

His friend Collin was on the team because he was old enough and Joe was jealous, but also happy for Collin.

 

Strange Day In Lollipop Land

​Snugboro NS – 6th Class, County Mayo, 28th February 2017

It was a warm day in Lollipop Land. 

Syrup the pancake and his friend Frankie the French Toast were ready to go to school.

On their way they met Tom and Jack, the strawberry chocolate flavoured melting marshmallows. 

Mud-phobia

​Bekan Primary School, 5th & 6th,  County Mayo, 28th February 2017

One day, Robert the talking pig was running around the farm to get fit. 

He slipped and fell into the mud.

He started shouting for help. “Micky! Micky, Help – I am in mud!”

The Adventure of Bacon

​Wicklow ETNS, 3rd class, 28 February 2017

Once upon a time there was a robot unicorn called Robbie. 

His greatest wish, more than anything was to have a magical flying toilet. 

His best friend was named Shark Lord: he was a kid who could turn into a shark. 

Mitchell the Crazy Scientist

Sacred Heart Junior National School, Killinarden, 2nd Class, 28th February 2017 

Once upon a time there was a mad scientist named Mitchell. He was working in his lab, making a new potion. 

Mitchell’s greatest dream was to make paintings come to life. Mitchell’s biggest fear was big dogs. 

One day when he was young, a big dog had chased Mitchell up a mountain, Mount Struggle.

Finding Furry’s Family

St Francis Junior National School, Clonshaugh, 2nd Class, 27 February 2017 

One day, a fantastic fox named Furry was in the forest. 

When he was walking in the forest, Furry met another fox named Chloe.

Chloe  and Furry were rare marble foxes. Furry was carrying his teddy with him.

Sammy the Dog

Pathways, 22nd February 2017

Sammy the Dog was out for a walk in St. Catherine’s Park. 

He was feeling happy because the sun was out. At the playground he met another dog. 

“I’m Sammy! How are you?” said Sammy. “I’m Holly and I’m feeling sad.” Holly said.

“Why are you so sad?” asked Sammy. 

Da Legend Pug, Puglished

​Scoil Barra Buachaillí/Beaumont Boys, County Cork, 2nd Class, 17th February 2017

Once upon a time in a DogLand far far away, when a dog made his own planet, Da Legend Pug would rise and be the hero of his land. His best friend is Ze Legend Doge. 

Far far away in the planet of Earth there’s The Evil Chewahaha trying to take over his planet and he doesn’t even know about it. 

Ze Legend Doge is spying on Earth to see what the Evil Chewaha is doing.

A Swan Called Heather

Jonathan Swift National School, County Wicklow, 16 February 2017

Once upon a time there was a swan called Heather.  

Her best friend, Hilda, was always full of bravery but Heather was always scared of everything.  

One day Ziddea the witch was in the sky flying above their heads.

America’s Dog Talent

Sacred Heart Junior National School, Killinarden​, 2nd Class, 16 February 2017 

Once upon a time, there was a puppy called Bubbles. He met some new friends. 

They were puppies that came to his house to ask to play. 

One day, Bubbles came across a mouse! The mouse became his friend too.

The Dream Team

St Fiachra’s Senior National School, Beaumont, 6th Class, 15 February 2017 

There were three minutes left in the game and The Vegetables were on the attack. It was 2-1 to The Vegetables. 

Sam Sausage and Dodgy the Sloth were watching the game in silence and shock. 

“They have lost!” said Sam Sausage. 

The Life of Super Owl

​Scoil Chiaráin CBS, Donnycarney, 2nd Class, 14th February 2017 

Some years ago, there was a superhero called Night Owl. 

Night Owl was a man who wore an owl mask and also a bulletproof superhero uniform. 

Night Owl protected his community from all the bad guys. But his greatest fear was a hairy pig. 

Going Pineapples

​Scoil San Carlo, Leixlip, 4th Class, 13 February 2017 

Dr. Green the watermelon lived on an island with his wife, Mrs. Green. 

The island was surrounded by pineapple juice! Every so often, the pineapples would attack the watermelons on the island.  

Dr. Green woke up early one morning and had to go into hospital. 

The Doughnut Dragon

Blarney Street Boys National School, County Cork, 3rd Class, 10 February 2017

Once upon a time, there was a doughnut who called himself Donny the Doughnut. 

Donny the Doughnut didn’t like the other doughnuts because they were trying to take his place at being the greatest doughnut of all time. 

And there was his best friend, Harry the Hotdog. Donny the Doughnut was sad since a lot of his friends were eaten. 

The Great Adventure

Loreto Primary School, Rathfarnham, 5th Class, 9 February 2017 

Once upon a restaurant, there was a chicken nugget called Shmoo and a lettuce called Molia. 

One day, the Schmoo was put in a sandwich and was squished by Molia the lettuce but thankfully he escaped.  

After he escaped, he nearly got eaten by a pigeon!

One Pile of Bones

Blarney Street Boys National School, County Cork, 4th Class 07 February 2017

It was 1977. Bottle flipping was just made up by a random guy on the street. There was a bottle flipping competition on Bear Lake. 

Skeldrik wanted to sign up for the bottle flipping competition. 

He had to go to Albert Street to sign up. They wouldn’t let him sign up because he was a skeleton. 

Super Zero in Gnomelovania

​Wicklow ETNS, 6th class, County Wicklow, 07 February 2017

Super Zero woke up to Genward the Llama-corn bursting through the window. 

Genward started shouting at Super Zero 

“Get out of your pyjamas!” Genward was really excited about his new sneakers. 

The Girl with the Pig Nose

St Vincent’s Girls National School, North William Street, 4th Class, 7 February 2017 

Once upon a time, a girl named Penelope was in her house in Orlando, Florida lying in her bed. 

Penelope was dreaming. In her dream, there was a nasty witch. 

The witch said, “You shall have a pig nose!” The witch waved her wand. 

The Two Worst Friends

St Colmcille’s Junior National School, 2nd Class, Knocklyon, 6 February 2017 

One day, Billy Bob Joe the chicken went for a walk down the street. 

He was going to Candyland. 

He saw Rainbow the unicorn, his best friend. 

The Maddest Maddest Fiend of All

​Scoil Cholmcille CBS, Blarney Street, County Cork 5th Class, 03 February 2017

Once upon a time there was a boy called Jordan the Mad Fiend who lived in the USA. 

He lived in a big house and his room was a basement. He had a really mean Grandfather. 

The only person he could talk to was Jerry the Oven, but he wishes he was a human. 

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