Leap Year proposals actually originated in Ireland

This year, 2020, is a Leap Year, meaning February has 29 days rather than 28.

The tradition of a woman asking for a man's hand in marriage every 366 day is said to have originated in Ireland!

It is said that the tradition began in the 5th century 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.

The tradition was then taken to Scotland by Irish monks.

This year, a Westmeath based firm, Focus Busterz are having a free party give away for female proposals!

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