AL – 2016 is a Leap Year which is why today is the 29th of February but did you know that there is a pretty interesting tradition on this day every Leap Year?
According to Irish tradition it is on this day that women can propose to men.
It’s true! According to history it is said that the tradition began in 5th century Ireland when St. Brigid of Kildare bitterly complained to St.Patrick that women had to wait far too long for men to propose.
The legend says that St. Patrick decreed the women could propose on this one day in February during the leap year.
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