The UK goes to the polls in the Brexit referendum on June 23rd
Some 86% of Irish people surveyed in a new poll believe Britain should stay in the European Union.
The Red C poll, commissioned by European Movement Ireland, comes just under a month before the United Kingdom's referendum on EU membership.
The poll also suggests that an increasing number - 81% - believe Ireland should remain as part of the EU, regardless of the UK's position.
For the first time in a poll, Irish people were asked if they think the UK should remain in the EU - with more than four out of five (86%) of those polled saying that the UK should stay.
While 87% of adults polled believe Ireland has, on balance, benefited from membership of the EU.
These figures are higher than those in a similar polls carried out in 2013, when 83% agreed that Ireland had benefited and in 2015, when 84% agreed.
The poll which was carried out among 1,015 people between May 9th and 11th 2016.
It also showed that support for EU membership is highest in Connacht-Ulster at 96%.
And while 86% of Irish people think the UK should remain in the EU, this rises to 92% for young people.