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
Metamorphosis,' has it that 'this is ...
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
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 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 ...
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.
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 ...
... to Irish tradition, a man who receives a marriage proposal on a leap day must
... A woman who has an elaborate scheme to propose to her boyfriend on Leap ...
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 29, 2012 ... (Amy Adams and John Lithgow in the 2010 comedy "Leap Year.") ... “And it
seems that the tradition has even originated in Ireland, according to ...