A Leap Year tradition

According to the old Irish tradition, a deal was made between St Bridget and St Patrick to allow women to propose to men every Leap Day, February 29, which is an extra day added during a Leap Year, making the year 366 days instead of the normal 365.  It is also claimed that should a man receive a marriage proposal on a leap day, that he should accept it.

The Algarve Resident would like readers to share their stories of marriage proposals initiated by women!

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