Two opinion polls have been published this evening, ahead of the final week of campaigning in the European and Local Elections.

The Red C poll for the Sunday Business Post suggests a significant drop in support for Fine Gael, but an increase for the Green Party.

It indicates Fine Gael is down five points to 28% - its lowest Sunday Business Post/Red C rating since November 2017.

Fianna Fáil is up a point to 24%. Sinn Féin is on 13% - down one. The Green Party, however, register a four point increase to 7%.

Labour is unchanged at 5%. The Independent Alliance is also unchanged at 2%.  Solidarity- People Before Profit are also at 2% - up one. 

The Social Democrats are unchanged at 2%. Aontú is up one to 2%. Renua is at 1% - which is up one, while other Independent candidates are down two to 14%. 

The Red C poll was conducted using a random sample of 2,000 adults aged over 18 by telephone and online between 6 and 16 May last. The margin of error is plus or minus 3%.

In contrast, the Sunday Times Behaviour & Attitudes poll puts Fianna Fáil running neck-and-neck with Fine Gael.

Fine Gael is unchanged on 28% with Fianna Fail also on 28% - down a point.

Sinn Féin drops two points to 19%. Labour stands at 4% - which is no change on last month's survey.

The Green Party records its highest ever rating in a Sunday Times Behaviour & Attitudes poll - rising by four points to 5%.

The Independent Alliance stands at 3% which is down one. The Social Democrats are unchanged at 1%.

Solidarity- People Before Profit are on 3% - which is a two point increase - while other Independent candidates are down one to 9%. 

The Sunday Times Behaviour & Attitudes survey was conducted from 2-14 May in a series of in-home interviews with 954 eligible Irish voters. The margin of error is 3.2%.