A man was struck with a can of coke on the back of the head by a woman he met at an AA meeting and now she has been given a number of suspended jail terms for this and other crimes.
Sergeant John Kelleher said the injured party reported matters to gardaí about a number of incidents occurring on November 25, 2019. The injured party told gardaí that he was having difficulties with the woman whom he met at an AA meeting three months previously.
Sgt Kelleher said the injured party initially lent her some money but that he then stopped giving her money.
Sgt Kelleher said 26-year-old Michaela Mulcahy formerly of Gateway House, Leitrim Street, Cork, and later of Commons Inn, Commons Road, Cork, used to meet the injured party for coffee but that when he refused to give her any more money or cigarettes she threw a cup of coffee over the man.
Later, she came to his front door at Coburg Street and started banging on the door calling him names. Michaela Mulcahy and another person with her forced their way into his home.
“He was struck in the back of the head with a can of coke,” Sgt Kelleher said. Michaela Mulcahy pleaded guilty to engaging in threatening behaviour at Coburg Street, assaulting a man and trespassing at his property.
On October 15, 2020, she and another woman stole two bottles of wine from Circle K garage on Commons Road.
Hours later she turned up at the Mercy Hospital where she was highly intoxicated on drink and drugs and became aggressive to staff and to gardaí assisting them. Sgt Kelleher said the accused ha