Artists React to EU Referendum Result

Writers, filmmakers, musicians and more have taken to social media to share their thoughts following the UK's majority vote to leave the European Union

In the hours since news emerged that the UK would be departing the European Union after around 51.8% of the voters who took part had backed the 'Brexit' campaign, a number of high-profile artists and cultural figures from Northern Ireland have used social media as a means to express their views and feelings.

See below what some of our most influential names have been saying in light of the result.

SOAK, singer-songwriter

Gary Lightbody, Snow Patrol

Carrie Neely, art consultant

Rory McIlroy

Oliver Jeffers, artist

Lucy Caldwell, author and playwright

Mark Cousins, filmmaker

Bronagh Waugh, actress

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Colin Dardis, poet

Sam Halliday, Two Door Cinema Club