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In Ireland and Britain, it is a tradition that women may propose marriage only in leap years. While it has been claimed that the ...

Leap year: 10 things about 29 February - BBC News - BBC.com

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Mar 1, 2012 ... The traditionof a woman proposing on a leap year has been ... It is believed that the tradition of women proposing on this day goes back to the ...

February 29: Tips for women thinking of proposing this leap year ...

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Feb 10, 2012 ... ‘The leap year tradition is cultural,’ says relationship expert and ... she would have to do the proposing, as it was a leap year.‘I’d ...

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Feb 29, 2012 ... Irish tradition on Leap Years! The woman can ask the man's hand in marriage on February 29. Video recorded at Aviva Stadium, on February ...

Leap Day 2012: Leap year proposals, an Irish tradition? | GlobalPost

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Feb 29, 2012 ... Legend has it that on Feb. 29, women in Ireland can propose to men.

Leap Year (2010) - IMDb

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... to Irish tradition, a man who receives a marriage proposal on a leap day must ... Leap Year -- When Anna's (Amy Adams) four-year anniversary to her · Leap ..... A woman who has an elaborate scheme to propose to her boyfriend on Leap ...

An Irish Leap Year Tradition | In an Irish Home

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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 ...

Leap year postcards from the early 20th century showing women ...

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Feb 28, 2012 ... 29, since—according to the film's interpretation of Irish tradition, at least—men ... In researching the tradition of leap year marriage proposals, Parkin ... male proposal—even when a couple has discussed marriage in advance.

Leap Year Traditions and Superstitions - Marriage - About.com

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Leap Year has been the traditional time that women can propose marriage. ... It is believed this tradition was started in 5th century Ireland when St. Bridget ...

Irish Weddings and Traditions - Tour Clare

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The wedding ceremony in modern western traditions tends to have more in ... The right of every women to propose on 29th February each leap year, goes back  ...

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Leap Day Customs & Traditions - Time and Date

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Which years are leap years? ... Leap Day, on February 29, has been a day of traditions, folklore and superstitions ever since Leap ... According to an old Irish legend, or possibly history, St Brigid struck a deal with St Patrick to allow women to ...

Leap Year Proposal: What's The Story Behind It? - Huffington Post

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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 ...

2016 is a Leap Year - that means women can ask men to marry ...

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Jan 19, 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 ...

Leap Year Proposals – How To Get it Right | match.com

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First, the history: it is believed that the tradition for Leap Year proposals dates back to 5th century Ireland and 'St Bridget's Complaint'. ... Match has plenty of examples of when this has worked perfectly, take a look our success stories.

The Ladies' Privilege: Encouraging Women to Propose on Leap Day ...

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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 .....