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Illustration: Declan Pierce

Class: 2nd and 3rd classes School: Christ Church National School, Waterford city Illustrator: Declan Pierce Once upon a time there was a koala c(...)

Illustration: Miriam Ward

Class: 3rd class School: St Vincent’s Convent National School, Cork city Fire girl and Laser girl, the Super team Once there was a girl named M(...)

‘My thoughts finally disappeared as I swam into the world of dreams, but that night the only thing I dreamt about was Papa.’ Photograph: iStock

Name: Kamilla Boda Age: 14 School: St Kilian’s Community School, Bray, Co Wicklow Aisha’s Prayer Life has never been easy. Most people in the v(...)

Illustration: Róisín Ryan

Name: Éadaoin O’Neill Age: 16 School: Scoil Mhuire Gan Smál, Blarney, Co Cork How Long Does it Take to Get to Meath Éadaoin O’Neill Síl(...)

‘She was a great gardener. She could bring bulbs to life with her fingertips.’ Illustration: iStock

Name: Mai Bennett Age: 15 School: Holy Faith Secondary School Clontarf, Dublin 3 Mum's Garden Mai Bennett Birds don’t land on our fence(...)

Name: Alex Foster Age: 13 School: Glenart College, Arklow, Co Wicklow ODE TO A FOOTBALL Oh beautiful round-shaped ball, hard rubbery but soft when f(...)

Roddy Doyle: ‘The new time is hideous, terrifying and heart-breaking, but what a story!’

Not so long ago, a group of Fighting Words volunteers met to decide on the contents of this publication. Not so long ago, but on what now seems like a(...)

‘The smooth synchronicity of the British army is a frightful thing to behold’

Name: Ruairí Lynch Age: 13 School: Catholic University School, Dublin 2 The Inside Job The smooth cobbles of Temple Bar catch the rain that falls li(...)

Name: Amy Cahill Age: 17 School: Gorey Community School, Gorey, Co Wexford A mean fish called Cancer Amy Cahill I heard my mammy cry(...)

Peter the panda went to the woods to find his best friend Henry the brown bear. Illustrator: Rosa Devine

Group: Writers from Gheel Autism Services, Dublin The Bamboo Cafe There was quite a disturbance at the cafe when Peter the panda was told they do no(...)

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