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 Adventures of Ketchup and Mustard

St Fiachra's, Beaumont, 6th Class, 1st April 2009
One day in the city, the farmer named Melvin bought two hot dogs and brought them back to his farm in the countryside. He put Ketchup on one hot dog and Mustard on the other hot dog. He left them in the room to wash his hands. Suddenly, they came to life and ran away. They ran into the barn where they met Cheddar, the pretty cow.

Just Be Yourself

St Laurence O'Toole GNS, 6th Class, 31 March 2009
I felt really embarassed walking through the school on my first day. I met a new friend called Bridget at chess club.

I dropped my glasses and when I looked up, I saw my future husband, a beautiful sparkle standing before me. 

The Adventures of Dr. Cheesy

St Mary's National School, 3rd Class, 30 March 2009
One day a piece of cheese called Cheesy went to look for a job. He wanted to be a doctor because he wanted to save all the other cheeses from cheese cancer.

Cheesy had a friend called Coco. Coco was a chocolate bar. Coco helped him look for a job.

The Hippy Fight

St Oliver Plunkett NS Castleblaney, Co. Monaghan 5th/6th Class , 25th March 2009
Shep is driving his flower-power hippy van down the road minding his own business.

Gerry uses a sling shot and bursts the wheel of the van but Shep doesn’t know what’s happened.

Evilanne's Problem

St Mary's National School, Fairview, 4th Class, 23rd March 2009
A long time ago there was a mean wizard called Evilanne.  Evilanne wanted to take over the world.  She didn’t like people, not even a little bit.

Evilanne’s best friend was Mr McCookin.  He lived right beside her in a cottage out in the woods, next to the tree house where Evilanne lived.

Oh No! Sunlight!

St Mary's National School Fairview 5th Class, 19th March 2009
Once upon a cranky time, there was a cranky man who lived in a cranky village. 

His name was Crankus. Crankus lived in a house, a dark house.

He lived with his best friend, Squeekus, the mouse. 

The Wee Leprechaun

St Francis SNS, Coolock, 5th Class, 12th March 2009
Mojo, the leprechaun, is in a parade. He gets paid because he is very small.

He doesn’t like being in the parade because he doesn’t get enough money and he doesn’t like people looking at him.

The Magic Dresses

Scoil de Kilmore West, Dublin 5, 2nd Class, 5th March 2009
Saoirse and Aoife, two Princesses, are in the castle. They are not very happy.  They are trapped in the castle of the Green Mean Evil Queen.  It is night time and it is raining outside.  The Princesses think that they might never get out of the castle.

Stage Fright

St Columba's National School, Glasnevin, 5th Class, 4th March 2009
Melissa is sitting in her tree house in her back garden after school writing in her diary. She would really love to be a singer. Only her best friend Lola knows this secret.

Teddy's Big Adventure

Scoil Ide, Kilmore West. 4th Class, 26th February 2009
Mr Ted is a Teddy Bear that is alive but when people are there he pretends to be a normal Teddy Bear.

Mr Ted’s greatest ambition is to be able to go out to the real world but he is scared of the dark.

Fatstuff

Plas Mhuire 4th/5th Class , 25th February 2009
There was a very fat man called Tayto Potato. He was rolling  to the fast food shop, he was rolling so he could get to the food quicker. When he got to the fast food shop, he bought everything and ate it all.

The Robbed Store

Scoil Mhuire's Iosaf 2nd/3rd Class, 24th February 2009
Veronica and Adam were a married couple who owned a shop. It was a jewellery shop.

One day they were busy selling jewellery to customers. They were saving up money to get a security guard because they are afraid of baddies.

Big Is Beautiful

North Bay Educate Together Kilbarrack, 23rd February 2009
It was a quiet afternoon in the jungle. Tubby the Hippo was in the schoolyard practicing his catwalk-walk. 

The other students could feel the earth quake as he walked, but all he could feel was the air blowing the hair on his back.

Secret Identity

Scoil Mhuire's Iosaf, 4th Class, 23rd February 2009
Once upon a time there was a beautiful girl called Ashley.  She was really poor and she wanted more than anything else in the world to become a pop star.

The Coleslaws

St Mary's and St Benedict's National School Kilbarrack 3rd Class 20th February 2009
One dark time in the fridge lived Mr and Mrs Coleslaw. The fridge was smelly and full of rotten food.  Mr and Mrs Coleslaw really hated the fridge. They wanted to become King and Queen of the fridge so they could change it.

Meet the Cranks

Our Lady of Victories BNS, Ballymun, 6th Class, 19th February 2009
One morning in his office at Fighting Words, Mr. McCrankey is trimming his ear hairs and thinking about firing his staff. 

He takes a puff of one of his big, stinky cigars and snarls at the children out in the courtyard.

The Two Superdogs

St Laurence O'Toole GNS 2nd Class , 17th February 2009
There once was a puppy called Jessie. More than anything else, she wanted to find her eight brothers and sisters. She was terrified of dognappers.

The Runaway

St Joseph's Co-Ed, East Wall 5th class, 16th February 2009
Macy Lee and Talulagh were best friends.  They lived in an orphanage.

One day they were playing football outside in the back yard of the orphanage. Macy Lee was crying beside the court.

Superunderpants

Fionnbarra Naofa, Cabra, 5th Class, 13th February 2009
One day, a nine and a half year old boy called John arrived home from school. 

His Ma said, “You need to buy some new underpants because yours are all ripped from climbing up trees.”

Grater Hater

Scoil 'de Kilmore West, Dublin 5, 5th Class, 12th February 2009
Bob the talking cheese is in the gerbil’s cage.  He had jumped in there when the lady with the grater had opened the fridge to get

Alfalfa goes nuts

St Brendan's National School 4th Class Loughshinny, Co. Dublin, 11th February 2009
There once was a squirrel called Alfalfa. This particular squirrel spoke jibberish. He just did not make sense. His biggest dream in life was to be a stunt man. However, he had a problem-he was terrified of grannies on motorbikes.

The Naked Giant

Our Lady Immaculate Darndale 2nd Class, 5th February 2009
A beast named Mr. Weenie really wants to live in a castle. Right now he is working in the jungle. He works with grannies. That is how he meets his best friend.

Sparkles and Cuddles

Scoil 'sde, Kilmore West, 1st Class, 4th February 2009
One day Cuddles the bunny rabbit went for a walk in the park. Her friend Sparkles the butterfly was with her. Sparkles was flying beside her. They were playing hide and seek.

Crazy Monkey

Plas Mhuire BNS 1st & 2nd Class , 3rd February 2009
One day a monkey named Spider-Monkey is hanging from a tree. He loves bananas but he can’t find any! So now he has to go find some bananas. He is very afraid of tigers. He is most scared of a tiger named Leo.

A Buddha Love Story

St Columba's Glasnevin 6th Class Monday, 2nd February 2009
Mr. Masterson, the Buddha, is in Cabra in India.He’s walking around, eating Mars Planets and keeps bumping into people.
“Watch out!” says a person twice his weight.

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