Life's Little Emergency Kits


Local sisters have been busy over the past few months raising money for PIPS Newry & Mourne. Joanne came up with the idea and wanted to raise funds after the loss of her brother Declan McAteer to suicide.

We would like to thank our family and friends for helping us prepare the bags in particular Aine Lyons. Joanne was also like to offer a special thanks to her brother in law Ian Mallon who funded all the bags.

The sisters would also like to thank the following businesses for allowing the bags to be sold: Grounded, Delities, Messages, Shelbourne, Art Bar Funkel, Virgo Hair Studio, Chic Hair Design, Exclusive Hair Design, New Image, Derraleckagh Bedding Centre, O’Hares Costcutter Mayobridge, Gregorys Service Station, Buttercrane Shopping Centre and Newry Rotary Club having the bags as favours at their annual ball.

PIPS Newry & Mourne would also like to express sincere gratitude to Joanne and Helen for their hard work and for raising such a tremendous amount. The emergency kits are still available to purchase ( see contents of kits below) Make a beautiful Wedding favour, to purchase or find out more contact PIPS Newry & Mourne and ask for Dympna or Olivia 02830266195

Life’s Little Emergency Kit

An Elastic Band, to stretch yourself to your limit

Marbles incase you loose your own

A Coin so that you are never broke

String to keep things together when they fall apart

An Eraser to wipe away any mistakes,

A Rose to remind you that someone loves you

Newry & Mourne Picured L-R Helen Mallon Joanne McAteer Seamus McCabe PIPS Newry & Mourne.