Irish dreams of a Grand Slam are over, but both teams are still in contention for the championship
England dominated its Six Nations fixture against Ireland at Twickenham and ruthlessly ended Irish dreams of a Grand Slam.
The powerful performance by the English side meant it could have all been over at half time, when they held a commanding 17-0 lead at half time, and Ireland never seriously threatened a comeback.
Ireland's failure to get going was evident by how it spent only 31 seconds in the England 22.
It was a ruthless end to Ireland's hopes of a Six Nations Grand Slam although both sides are still in the title race - the final score, 24-12.
Earlier in the weekend Scotland defeated Italy 17-0, while France narrowly overcame defending champions Wales in Cardiff 27-23 to retain the top spot.
They next travel to Scotland on March 8, a day after title rivals Ireland face Italy and England try to claim the triple crown against Wales.