As the results came in for Belfast constituencies at the Titanic Exhibition Centre, our lad Brendan was there snapping photos.
Matt Gillespie - "Finding a way to bridge divide through the quiet, the small, the normal, can be much more powerful than the theatrical gestures of politics."
Brendan Harkin - "If you are a DUP-voting Unionist you must ask yourself, is the DUP what you feel the people of Northern Ireland truly deserve?"
Nathan Stewart - "Sure, Northern Ireland remains very ethnically homogenous compared with the rest of the UK and Ireland, but that cannot be an excuse for ignorance in 2016. Undoubtedly, the outrage would be much worse if a British party leader used the same word, and that is worth keeping in mind here."