Scotland were beaten 6-2 by Ireland while England beat Wales 5-3 on the opening day of the Senior Women's Home Internationals at Newport Golf Club, Wales.
Scotland lost the morning Foursomes 3-0.
Fiona De Vries and Sheena Wood won their afternoon singles but Ireland won the three other ties to complete a comfortable win.
England won the foursomes 2-1 and the singles 3-2 for their 5-3 win over Wales.
IRELAND 6, SCOTLAND 2
G McMullen and S Corcoran bt S Wood and G Kyle 2 and 1
L Webb and S McElroy bt F De Vries and F Millar 3 and 2.
C Reilly and M McAuliffe bt L McKinlay and D Jackson 1 hole.
Corcoran lost to De Vries 4 and 3.
M MacLaren lost to Wood 5 and 5.
McMullen bt Kyle 3 and 2.
Webb bt Millar 7 and 5.
McElroy bt McKinlay 4 and 3.