That's it from BBC News NI Live on a momentous day politically. We'll be back on Monday with updates on news, sport, traffic and weather. We'll leave you with Wilfred Swain's picture of clouds rolling over the Mournes and Murlough beach.
- Updates for Friday 24 June 2016
- UK votes to leave the EU - despite NI voting to Remain
- Turnout in Northern Ireland was 62% overall
- 56% of people in NI wanted to remain and 44% wanted to leave
The Post Office says "we have seen an unusually high number of people in Northern Ireland seeking Irish passport applications".
Meanwhile, the Republic's Department of Foreign Affairs says there has been a "high volume of calls" to the Irish embassy in London seeking information about Irish passports.
The Labour Party in NI says the vote to leave the EU was fuelled by an electorate who "feel threatened and insecure".
"We must now build an alternative vision that can challenge the failed politics here and deliver optimism and hope for communities abandoned by Tory austerity and economic failure," the party said.
The implications for Northern Ireland following the UK's vote to back Brexit are "worrying", Sinn Fein's Conor Murphy has said.
"There's an opportunity to decide what's in the best interests of the people of this island. Clearly those tasked with negotiating an exit against our wishes will not have our interests at heart," he told the BBC's Talkback programme.
Vote Leave's Lee Reynolds quotes from the 'West Wing' on the BBC's Talkback programme, saying: "We don't get to choose what people care about."
US Vice President Joe Biden - speaking during a visit to Dublin - says while Washington would have preferred Britain to vote to stay in the EU, the "special bond" between the UK and the US would not be affected.
"As the United States has a long standing friendship with the United Kingdom, one of the world's great democracies, we fully respect the decision that they have made," he said.
The Dáil will meet on Monday to discuss the impact of Brexit.
Finance Minister Máirtín Ó Muilleoir says he will "act resolutely to protect the interests of all our people" after the UK voted to leave the EU.
"I will be working today in consort with ministerial colleagues and partners across these islands, in Brussels and the US, to assess and respond to the impact of the Leave vote," he says.
How will Brexit affect border and policing in Northern Ireland.
Foyle MP Mark Durkan wants the Irish government to convene an all-party forum for political parties across Ireland "to consider the issues and implications arising from the EU referendum result".
"We need to look soberly at all of the issues which will now be real and no longer dismissible as campaign rhetoric," he says.
The DUP's Gregory Campbell says the Conservative Party needs a leader who will "unite the country and accept the mandate given in the EU referendum."
"For Northern Ireland (the referendum outcome) won't make much of a difference apart from currency fluctuations in terms of people buying euros," Mr Campbell told the BBC's Talkback programme.
Some answers to the questions you may have about leaving the EU.
Jim Wells is taking a break from talking about the EU to focus on tomorrow's big game.
The Polish head of the Centre for Democracy and Peace Building in says Northern Ireland needs to see the "politics of hope," following the UK's vote to back Brexit.
Eva Grosman, who has dual Polish and British citizenship, said despite dedicating her life to building peace in Northern Ireland, she still feels like an "intruder," in her adopted country.
The EU referendum dominates today's google searches.
Northern Ireland's political leaders need to find a way "to reflect the democratically expressed will of the majority of people" here in the referendum, the chair of the NI Stronger In campaign says.
"I can only hope that, having taken this decision, those who drove this know what they are doing because the consequences will be reaching on so many levels," Tom Kelly adds.
Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) Enda Kenny has said the implications of the vote for relations between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland will require "careful consideration".
The Ulster Unionist leader says the result of the EU referendum has created "enormous uncertainty" in Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK.
On the complex negotiations that lie ahead, Mike Nesbitt said: "Does (Arlene Foster) go representing the DUP, who are Brexiteers, or does she go as First Minister recognising that 56% of people in NI voted to remain?"
Taoiseach Enda Kenny says the "implications for Northern Ireland and relations will require careful consideration and is a particular priority for this government".
He adds: "There will be no immediate change to the free flow of people, of goods and of services between our islands."