The overall result for Northern Ireland is in and the majority of people in the region voted to remain in the European Union - 440,707 votes for Remain, 349,442 votes for Leave, 374 votes rejected.
BREAKING: final Northern Ireland declaration. Remain- 440,707 (56%) Leave- 349,442 (44%) #EURefResults
Secretary of State Theresa Villiers has said a referendum on a united Ireland would not be “justified or helpful” at present.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said “the implications for NI and relations will require careful consideration” following the UK's Brexit vote.
Northern Ireland’s leaders have been divided in their reactions to the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union.