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NO REPRO FEE. 7/10/2010. ALZHEIMER SOCIETY PRE-BUDGET SUBMISSION.  L-R Alzheimer Society of Ireland supporters Ann-Marie Russell, Chairperson of the Meath Branch, Avril Dooly Alzheimer society supporter, Alzheimer Society of Ireland CEO Maurice O'Connell, carer Marjorie Dowling from Dublin and Mary Dwan volunteer. They took to the gates of the Dail during the launch of the charity's Pre-Budget Submission to call on the Government to help  the tens of thousands of people living with dementia in Ireland and their carers. The Alzheimer Society of Ireland has warned the Government that further funding cuts to its services in the coming Budget will see some of the 44,000 people living with dementia and their 50,000 carers left without even basic support though community services. The charity made its call at the launch of its Pre-Budget Submission 2011 as it revealed that many carers are now at crisis point as figures show waiting lists for dementia services have shot up by 33% in the last year.  Picture James Horan/Collins Photos