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

Rebecca’s birthday

St Francis of Assisi 4th Class  National School & CareChoice Residents, Bealtaine Festival, 24 May 2019

It was Rebecca’s 11th birthday. Her party was at her Granny’s house.

Rebecca’s mum had made the chocolate cake, which was Rebecca’s favourite.

Rebecca’s Granny gave her a present. The present was in a small colourful box.

The Good, The Squishy and The Ugly

Galway Educate Together National School, Newcastle, Galway City, 5th Class                                     

One day, Baguette Boi and his best friend Spread, the Lump of Butter, were at a cafe. 

Spread had to be careful about heat, so they were sitting outside. 

This was the fanciest cafe in town. There was a TV in the cafe and on the TV, the news reporter was talking  about sightings of Blippys in the city.

Cookie Gang

Galway Educate Together National School, Newcastle Road, Galway City, 5th Class

Oscar the Oreo lives in the “Reduced To Clear” section in Pesco. His friend Patricia the Pie lives on the shelf opposite him. 

They meet up in a bar underneath the shelves. Obese Owen lives underneath the Oreo shelf.

Patricia and Oscar argue about who tastes better. Oskar says, “I’m nicer because I’m a cookie.”

Peter is in a Pickle

St. Laurence’s NS, Greystones​, 4th class, County Wicklow, 23rd May 2019

Once upon a jar, Pickle Peter was standing on another pickle trying to get out of the dreaded jar.

Steve the Olive, his best friend, was too weak to open the jar so Peter started using his shoulder to knock the jar over and break both his and Steve’s jar.

The person in the house was getting dinner ready so had Steve and Peter’s jars out on the counter. 

A Troublesome Spice Bag

Virgin Mary Girls National School, Ballymun​, 6th Class, 23 May 2019

As Harvey the Beagle was walking down the street, he saw an ad for a spice bag.

Harvey saw the spice bag and thought that it looked super delicious. His friend Buster the Pig came along from the farm.

“Hey, Buster, come look at this,” said Harvey. “I really want to know how this spice bag tastes.”

The Sausage Thief

St. Patrick’s NS, Wicklow, 5th class, 22nd May 2019

Hi, I’m Barry and today I saw a blue van and it chased me. 

I ran away but I noticed Sammy in the rear window of the van. 

Sammy the Sausage has been my best friend since I was born. 

The Adventures of Pug Man and Max the Husky

O’Connell Primary School, North Richmond Street, Dublin 1, 3rd Class, 22 May 2019

Once in a dog’s life, Pug Man entered a pet shop. Pug Man had a great wish, which was to go on holidays to Pugzarote.

There was a young lady in the pet shop and she was looking for a pet. 

She wanted a pug so she could go to Pugzarote too (you don’t need a ticket to go to Pugzarote, but you do need a pug).

The Bacon Adventure

St. Laurence’s NS, Greystones​, 4th class, County Wicklow, 21st May 2019

“Yo yo yo Im DJ banana” “Pleased to meet you I’m Patrick the Pig. It’s a lovely day here on the farm. 

“Come on would that sun just go away” said Patrick the Pig who hates sunlight.

“I wish I was human so that I could put on Factor 50+ and a sun hat”.

Fifty-Five-Foot Duck

Pope John Paul II NS​, Malahide​, 5th Class, 21st May 2019

There was once a duck named Ducky. Ducky was a very small duck at first.

He wanted to be the biggest duck in the world.

Ducky grew up in a sugar cane field in Papua New Guinea with his best mate Phillipio the Banana Bird.

Two Lefts Don’t Make a Right

Feile  Londubh​ Festival, 19 th May 2019

Once upon a time there was a Nike runner called Schue. Schue was having a horrible time. 

Every time his owner, Emma, went on a walk he was plunged into mud and poo and somehow his twin Sue always avoided it. 

Sue always teased Schue about his owner dropping him to the charity shop and keeping only Sue because Schue was too dirty to wear

Zack and the Pickle Invasion

Roundwood NS, 3rd Class​, County Wicklow, 16th May 2019

Zack was having his breakfast with Finn the Ketchup Bottle. Finn decides to ask him his greatest wish.

“My greatest wish is to be a pink flying unicorn.” Then a talking pickle appears at the house. 

Zack points and says “that is my greatest fear”.

Boo’s Big Adventure

St Mary’s National School, Fairview, 4th Class, 16 May 2019

Once upon a cheese, there was a koala called Boo. He had penguin flippers and elf ears. 

Boo lived in a bungalow in a forest in Tibequador.

Boo loved to play video games. He lived with his grandmother but he was afraid of her. 

Makin’ Bacon

Educate Together, Whitemill North,  6th Class, County Wexford

One day Humphrey was hungry.

Humphrey really liked stone bacon.

Then Gunther’s mother comes in and gets assassinated by the butcher.

DJ Sausage Roll’s Journey

St Killian’s National School, Mullagh, Co. Cavan, 5th Class, 15 May 2019

One day at the Centra in Mullagh, a sausage roll was being made. But this was no ordinary sausage roll.

The new deli worker, Barack Obama, was listening to his favourite DJ music by Drake. 

As he was making the sausage roll, his AirPods fell into the mix.

Bob and the Scary Dog

Scoil Cholmcille​, 3rd class, County Wicklow, 14th May 2019

Once upon a time there lived a Cat called Bob who had Magical powers.

He was able to talk human and disappear at anytime.

One day he was asleep up an oak tree in Africa. His friend, Billy the Snakey Mouse was visiting him because it was Saturday. 

Raisins Are The Real Monsters

St Patrick’s SNS​, Blanchardstown​, 4th Class, 14th May 2019

Once upon a time there was a grape with a sword called John. He lived in a Pringle house.

There was a war going on and he was one of the great warriors. John nearly died in the war but Pringle Man saved him.

After he was saved, John thanked Pringle Man and asked him, “Do you want to be friends?”

The Great Olympic Jungle

St Canices BNS​, 5th Class, 13th May 2019

Once upon a time in a dark jungle there lived a monkey called John Joe. He lived with his best friend Billy the Hippo in a tree house.

John Joe was a beginner at gymnastics but he trained every day. He would swing through the trees but he always fell on his face. 

His greatest wish was to compete in the Olympics. None of the other animals thought he’d make the team.

The Canal Man

Ringsend BNS, 3rd & 4th Class, 10th May 2019

Long, long ago, there lived a man called Billy who was always falling into the canal. 

One day when he had fallen into the canal, he found a teapot.

There was a little baby water-snake in the teapot. Then he heard the thumping of his boss coming towards him.

The Family Truth

Virgin Mary Girls National School​, Ballymun​, 5th Class, 9th May 2019

It was the day before Emma’s 15th birthday. Her greatest wish was to meet Ariana Grande.

Emma was in her bedroom when her mother came in. She was sitting on her bed with her dog, Bubbles.

“I have a huge surprise for you in the kitchen,” her mother said.

Skinny Cow and Friends

Balrothery NS, Balbriggan, 3rd Class, 8th May 2019

Skinny Cow woke up from a dream. He was sleeping in the field. He was dreaming about going on a journey with his friends to the moon.

Skinny Cow and Skinny Horse were making an instruction manual of how to build a rocket ship.

“Follow the instructions,” said Skinny Cow.

The Adventures of Mr. Majinky

Jonathan Swift NS, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Class, County Wicklow, 7th May 2019

Once there was a red knight called Mr. Majinky who had slain three dragons.

One fine day, an evil army of crabs tried to conquer Sicily, but Mr. Majinky wished to conquer Sicily himself, so he grabbed his best friend, John the Peasant, to help him overcome his fear of crabs and take over Sicily with him.w

Jimmy the Super Pizza

Lindsay Road NS​, Glasnevin​, 1st & 2nd Class, 7th May 2019

Once upon a time there was a guy made out of pizza called Jimmy. 

He was made by a crazy pizza man in a pizzeria. 

The person who made him didn’t know that he was alive. 

Toilet Trip

Kilcroan National School, Williamstown, via Castlerea​, Co.Galway, 5th & 6th class, 3 May 2019

Tom the toilet wakes up in the bathroom in his house. He lives in the Pesident’s house. It’s a  clean and shiny bathroom.

However, when Tom wakes up, he sees that his best friend Pam the plunger isn’t there! He gets up and starts walking around looking for her.

He shouts out Pam’s name in distress.  “Pam, where are you!?”

A Crazy Day

Scoil Chaitriona, Renmore, Galway, 3th – 5th Class, 3 May 2019

Billy the elephant was sitting down drinking water when Cody the robot dog came into the room. “There is a bat in the hall!” he cried.

Billy ran away and nobody saw him for two days. While Billy was gone, lots of rats came into the house.

Cody said,“Im going to eat them all!”

The Great Manchesco Divelo

Scoil an Athar Maitiú, 6th Class, County Cork, 02  May 2019 

Manchesco Divelo is a talking dog and his biggest dream is to work at a circus. 

His best friend’s name is Fat Betty and she is a cat. He lives in the city far from any circus. 

He has an owner that is always gone to work and doesn’t really care about him.

A Dog’s Life

St. Patrick’s BNS​, 3rd Class, County Wicklow, 2nd May 2019

Creak, creak, creak sounded a front door. Bonk, bonk, bonk sounded the old creepy house at the end of the road. 

Cub, the Golden Retriever Puppy always wanted a home. 

Cub was about to walk into the house but he heard footsteps behind the door. 

Larry Needs Friends

St Marnock’s NS, Portmarnock​, 3rd class, 2nd May 2019

Hi, I’m Larry. I’m going to tell you something that happened last week.

I was facing my greatest fear – a chef! I was afraid of chefs because sometimes people eat lobsters for their dinner. 

I was once walking with my parents and I saw a fish place where someone had a plate with lobster on it.

Jeff and Chocolate

Kennedy Park National School, Whitemill Rd, Whitemill South, 3rd class, County Wexford

Jeff and Bob were in a fruit bowl trying to get eaten.

‘Hi, my name is Jeff the banana and I want to tell you about my life.’

Bob and Jeff are sitting in the fruit bowl and they are best friends.

Mysterious Time-Travel

Lady of Fatima School, Carrigeen St, Slippery Green, County Wexford

One day there was a boy called Paddy.

He came upon a snow leopard called Pablo in a forest and ever since they became friends.

He said to Pablo ‘I need a girlfriend’.

Finding Miley

Caim National School, Enniscorthy, Wexford, 6th Class

It was a bright and cloudy day.

Bobby McBoberson ran away as soon as he saw a cloud.

He saw a lizard running on the grass. He ran after the lizard. It looked injured.

Ninja Master with a Bad Back

Catherine McAuley National School, Baggot Street, 3rd Class, 30 April 2019

Leah the Granny Ninja woke up. Alex the Lizard, her best friend was at the end of her bed.

Alex gave Leah a dirty look. He said, “Why did you wake me up?”

“Sorry I didn’t mean to!” replied Leah. “It’s time to wake up anyway. We have an adventure to go on.”

Platinum Whip

Glasnevin National School, Botanic Avenue, Dublin 9, 4th-6th Class, 29 April 2019

Jeremiah the Time-Traveling Cowboy was eating a dozen golden Oreos.

He was in the year 666 AD.

Jeremiah was in a saloon, talking to his past self because he was lonely. 

He had time travelled from the year 3066 so he could speak to his past self about stealing his mother’s cat.

The Quest to Find His Family

Donnycarney Youth Project, 25th April 2019

There was a boy called Hunter who lived in an orphanage. His best friend was a girl called Serenity.

Hunter believed his family might still be alive. He and Serenity decided to escape.

One day, Hunter and Serenity were in the yard talking about how they were going to get out. 

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