A leap year is a year containing one additional day added to keep the ..... In
Ireland and Britain, it is a tradition that women may ... 'The Maydes
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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 ...
Feb 29, 2016 ... Yes, it is a leap year, and although you may have thought it was a myth,
according to the old Irish tradition, this is the perfect chance for a ...
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.
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 ...
Mar 1, 2012 ... The traditionof a woman proposing on a leap year has been attributed to ... It is
believed that the tradition of women proposing on this day goes back to the times
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Feb 29, 2016 ... The leap year tradition apparently goes back to the 5th Century in Ireland, where
St Bridget collared St Patrick and demanded to know why ...
Feb 29, 2016 ... February 29 in Ireland has a special meaning: It's the day that ... Times from 1908
that she included in a history of leap year proposal traditions.
Feb 26, 2016 ... Feb 29<sup>th</sup>, according to tradition in Ireland is the day on a leap year, ... Legend
has it that St Bridget a 5<sup>th</sup> century nun, made a deal with the ...
Feb 28, 2012 ... The legend goes that St. Bridget of Ireland was frustrated that all the non-nun
ladies in 5th ... What is true is that leap years, and particularly leap days, were ...
A handful of famous women have proposed to their husbands, although ... There
are no official traditions around how propose to your man, although .....