Leaders Ireland won the first of two ICC World Cricket League Championship games against UAE in Sharjah.
After being asked to bat first, United Arab Emirates were dismissed for 165 inside 47 overs.
Seamer Alex Cusack finished with tremendous figures of 3-21 off ten overs while spin also did plenty of damage.
Paul Stirling also picked up three wickets and George Dockrell claimed an excellent return of 2-15 off eight overs.
Ireland chased down their target with five wickets in hand and eight overs to spare. Gary Wilson top-scored with a nicely-paced 72* while Leicestershire's Niall O'Brien was run out for four.