Sinn Fein are at 24% of the vote according to the latest Opinion poll in the Republic of Ireland.
Fine Gael is unchanged at 24%, suggesting the John McNulty Seanad nomination has had little effect on the party’s support, according to the latest Ipsos/MRBI.
Support for Fianna Fail was down 5% at 20% while Independents/others were down one point.
Sinn Fein support was up 4% at 24%.
The survey was taken on Monday and Tuesday of this week among 1,200 people in face-to-face interviews.