The latest battle of the polls sees Fianna Fail ahead of Fine Gael in the popularity ratings.
The RED C Poll for the Sunday Business post shows the party up two points to 28 per cent, with Fine Gael unchanged on 24.
Sinn Fein are up one point to 18 – the Independents are down three to 10 – Labour are unchanged on 6, while Solidarity People Before Profit and the Social Democrats are on four per cent.
Political Editor with the Sunday Business Post Michael Brennan, says the timing is interesting.
He says the biggest political controversy this week was the National Maternity Hospital, but it doesn’t appear to have a huge affect on the parties in this poll.