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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 ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bachelor%27s_Day_(tradition)

Bachelor's Day is an Irish tradition on Leap Day allowing women to initiate dances and propose ... Day and if refused the man was obliged to buy her new gloves on Easter Day. In some areas a woman could propose for the entire leap year.

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.html

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 ...

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.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.

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

Feb 26, 2016 ... Romantic places in Ireland to propose on Leap Day. ... But 2016 also happens to be a leap year, and according to another old Irish tradition, February 29 is ... a four-poster bed—the Reagan Suite has chandeliers, a fireplace, ...

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 ...