Joy Few and Normand Larose’s Facebook pages show them to be family, music-loving bikers having the time of their lives.
The couple who were killed in a freak jaunting cart horse accident at the Gap of Dunloe, Killarney, County Kerry, have been identified as Rosalyn Joy Few (64) and French Canadian Normand Larose (62). Both lived in Phoenix.
On Facebook, Few appears a fun-loving, music-loving, fit, grandmother who dotes on her grandchildren. As well as posting rock band and soul favorites on her page she also posted Bible quotes and blessings such as:
Their Facebook pages show they both Few and Normand were avid fans of the bikers world. On Larose’s profile there were several photos of him working on bikes as well as Few and he spending the day with several other biker friends.
The young at heart couple from Arizona had visited Ireland with Joy’s daughter, son-in-law and two grandchildren for their Easter holiday. Their family had been traveling in the carriage following them behind. Happily, they did not witness the accident.
A source in Kerry told the Independent, “The deceased are a couple from the US, and they were around three kilometers into their journey when the fatal incident occurred.
“They were with another group who came across the scene in the immediate aftermath, and they are absolutely distraught as you can imagine.”
The Office of the State Pathologist has been notified and postmortem examinations were due to be carried out on Tuesday.