A Red C poll in today's Sunday Business Post indicates there would be very little change if the Government called a snap election before Christmas.
The survey was conducted last week during the current crisis over the Tanaiste's handling of the McCabe controversy.
The paper's Political Editor, Michael Brennan says that parties may not gain anything from a General Election.
"They may end up with the same result after three weeks of campaigning as they have at the moment and not only that, perhaps several months to try and negotiate another minority government, with trust damaged and vital Brexit talks ongoing."
"I think the poll is basically a warning to Fianna Fail and Fine Gael, that another General Election mightn't bring them anything new."
The two Government parties are locked very closely together with just one point between them.
Fine Gael are down two point to 27. Opposition party Fianna Fáil are on 26, up one from the previous poll.
Sinn Féin are up two and sit on 16 while the Independents are down two and are currently on 10.
Labour remain on 6, while the Independent Alliance and Green Party stay where they are on 4 each.
Solidarity/People Before Profit are down one to 3 while the Social Democrats are up one to 3 points.