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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leap_year

A leap year is a calendar year containing one additional day added to keep ..... In Ireland and Britain, it is a tradition that women may propose ... 'The Maydes Metamorphosis,' has it that 'this is leape year/women ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/27/leap-year-proposal-tradition_n_1305525.html

Feb 29, 2012 ... Legend has it that St. Brigid of Kildare, a fifth-century Irish nun, asked St. Patrick, the ... “I think the leap-year tradition may have taken on a more ...

www.timeanddate.com/date/leap-day-february-29.html

Leap Day, on February 29, has been a day of traditions, folklore and superstitions ever since Leap Years were first introduced by Julius Caesar over 2000 years ago. ... According to an old Irish legend, or possibly history, St Brigid struck a deal  ...

www.irishcentral.com/roots/leap-year-february-29th-is-when-women-can-ask-men-to-marry-them-140128503-237431711

Nov 29, 2016 ... Last month of leap year 2016 means women can ask men to marry ... and so, according to old Irish tradition, women worldwide also have just ...

www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/people/leap-year-proposals-ladies-pop-the-question-1.2548353

Feb 27, 2016 ... A quick browse online and I find that the leap-year proposal tradition is attributed to a deal ... The notion of marriage has changed in Ireland.

metro.co.uk/2016/02/25/this-is-why-women-traditionally-propose-on-a-leap-day-5718135

Feb 25, 2016 ... But, how and why did the Leap Year tradition come about? ... legend has it, an Irish nun called St Bridget complained to St Patrick that women ...

inanirishhome.com/2012/02/29/an-irish-leap-year-tradition

Feb 29, 2012 ... According to Irish tradition, February 29th (which only falls every four ... Hope you have a great Leap Year day and thanks for reaching out. Slan ...

www.afar.com/magazine/irelands-old-school-leap-year-tradition

Feb 26, 2016 ... Ireland's Old-School Leap Year Tradition ... whole hog and book a suite with a four-poster bed—the Reagan Suite has chandeliers, a fireplace, ...

www.claddaghdesign.com/special-days/leap-year-proposals

Nov 24, 2016 ... There's an old tradition that says on the 29th of February every Leap Year, ... came from and of course to see if there are any links to Ireland.

www.bustle.com/articles/144295-the-leap-day-tradition-that-has-stumped-historians-for-centuries

Feb 27, 2016 ... History traces this tradition to fifth century Ireland where Saint Brigid of ... in 1288 that allowed women to propose to men during the Leap Year.