Fine Gael has opened up a strong lead over Fianna Fáil in the latest opinion poll.
The Sunday Times/Behaviour and Attitudes Survey shows a six-point swing to the government party.
The government's satisfaction rating is up two points to 48%, while Leo Varadkar remains the most popular party leader in the country with a satisfaction rating of 56%, ahead of Mary Lou McDonald on 53% and Micheál Martin on 49%.
Fine Gael is well clear of the field at 34% support while Fianna Fáil is at 21%, its lowest level of support in two years according to the opinion poll.
Sinn Féin is the second most popular party in the country on 22% despite a two-point drop since the last poll.
The Independent Alliance is up one point to 4%, with Independents overall getting 10% of the vote.
The Labour Party is down one point to 3%. The Green Party has 2% support while the Social Democrats and Solidarity People Before Profit have 1% support each.
Latest Rep of Ireland poll - B&A for the Sunday Times Ireland, shows Fine Gael on 13pt lead over Fianna Fáil, with Sinn Fein now in 2nd place. @SunTimesIreland @banda_ie @sob999 pic.twitter.com/yJt7hBQV8m— LucidTalk (@LucidTalk) July 21, 2018
The poll was conducted among 931 voters between July 5 and 17.