Sinn Féin has overtaken Fine Gael to become the second most popular party, according to the latest election opinion poll.
Fianna Fáil hold onto their lead on 23%, followed by Sinn Féin 21% with Fine Gael trailing on 19%.
A survey of a thousand voters was carried out by The Times Ireland and Panelbase between January 24 and 30.
The Social Democrats, Labour and Solidarity-People before Profit are each on 5% ahead of polling day next Saturday.
The poll found:
Fianna Fáil - 23%;
Sinn Féin - 21%;
Fine Gael - 19%;
Green Party - 10%;
Labour Party - 5%;
Social Democrats - 5%;
Solidarity/People Before Profit - 5%;
Others - 11%;