Thrust into the limelight, the DUP's policies are now subject to increased scrutiny. But what of the ten newly elected MPs themselves? Read to the end to find a new updated bonus section.
As the results came in for Belfast constituencies at the Titanic Exhibition Centre, our lad Brendan was there snapping photos.
Kieran Pradeep - "The easiest way to slander someone now is to make them a meme. Memes are the purest form of ideology, they form a cushion protecting against contact with the real."
Gabriel Doran - "What happens when the island of Ireland is split into diverging data jurisdictions?"
Nathan Stewart - "Voters in East Belfast find themselves in a similar predicament as the French. Moderates are expected to rally around a centrist candidate in order to stop the far-right getting in."
Brendan Harkin - "Internment has been proven not to work. It marginalises, it discriminates and it oppresses. It makes an enemy of citizens who have committed no crimes."
Gabriel Doran - "Ireland being pushed to ‘Irexit’ by the UK would be a form of neo-colonialism. It is imperative that Ireland doesn’t allow itself to be run over by the Brexiteer Cavalry."