Stories

Owen's Leap of Faith

New Volunteer Training Session 

18th January 2022

“C’mon Owen, you have to try!” Buster the Mouse looked down to where Owen was hiding behind the teapot. The little onion quivered.

Buster put his hands on his skinny, furry hips and looked at Owen sternly.

The Mad Scientist and Bob the Alien... Something's Gone Wrong!

Gaelscoil na Móna P4/5

13th January 2022

The Mad Scientist was in his lab in an unknown planet making potions with Bob the Alien. He wanted to make Pluto whole again and grow again. The potions are special to him so he keeps them locked up in his secret lab.They have different colours. Multi-coloured potions are for turning into different animals. Brown is for travelling in space. Green is for turning into reptiles like crocodiles...

The Potato on the Hunt

12th January 2022

Cumran Primary School, P.5

One Tuesday night, Potato was in a field playing Catch with his best friend Billie the Pig. Potato threw the potato to Billie, but it got stuck in a tree. The tree opened and the potato rolled inside.

Harry the Master Violinist

Fane Street Primary School P7

15th December 2021

Harry lived in the countryside. One day he was walking to school with his friend, Timmy. While Harry was walking to the school, he saw some people playing the violin, and he thought he would like to learn an instrument like that. The people were fancy, they always wore fancy clothes wherever they went. They used to practise their music every day in the streets of the village. . .

Bob-Joe and Jeremy’s Journey of the Quest to find the Time-Machine

10/12/2021

St. Conor's College Year 12

Bob-Joe has loaded his gold-plated Glock 19. Jeremy sits in the corner crying, because he’s scared of Bob-Joe with the gun.

The orphanage burnt down in 1964 during the war; Bob-Joe was adopted from there and that’s when he met Jeremy. That was 70 years ago. Ever since then, they’ve been friends and have taken over their family-run butchers shop.

 

 

 

Breaking Bald

St Conor's Y12

2nd December 2012

“Welcome home from Larne!” said Feargal, as he opened the door to greet Collette. She looked shocked and flustered, as she knew something wasn’t right. Her suspicions were confirmed as she laid her eyes on her dog, who was falling down the stairs. She rushed over to see if the dog was ok, and then she noticed his haircut!...

Nine Lives Later

1st December 2021

Lurgan College, Y.12

Knock, knock knock. Eileen knocked on Karen’s mahogany door. 

Karen inhaled deeply; Eileen was back. Her heart was beating fast as a drum. Her hands were trembling like leaves on a branch. She suddenly realised what she would have to hide. 

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