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# leap-year - Saturday 29 February, 2020

The year the government gave a 'special welcome' of €100 to every baby born on 29 February
# We All Partied
# We All Partied

The year the government gave a 'special welcome' of €100 to every baby born on 29 February

Feb 29th 2020, 10:30 AM 33,178 Views 17 Comments

There’s a 1 in 1,461 chance of being born on a leap day.

# leap-year - Saturday 8 February, 2020

Quiz: Are these real or fake Leap Year traditions?
# 29 February
# 29 February

Quiz: Are these real or fake Leap Year traditions?

Feb 8th 2020, 9:00 PM 28,051 Views 3 Comments

Some are real. Some are nonsense. Can you tell which ones?

The Irish For: Time for two Irish romantic traditions - Leap Year proposals and the Skellig Lists
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# Leap Year

The Irish For: Time for two Irish romantic traditions - Leap Year proposals and the Skellig Lists

Feb 8th 2020, 8:15 AM 17,073 Views 8 Comments

February 29 proposals are sweet, but the Skellig Lists were another story, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

# leap-year - Saturday 2 September, 2017

19 frankly preposterous things that happen in Leap Year
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From The Daily Edge
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19 frankly preposterous things that happen in Leap Year

Sep 2nd 2017, 6:00 PM 19,840 Views 4 Comments

What a rollercoaster.

# leap-year - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Debt advisers slammed as 'penny pinching misers' after docking workers' Leap Year pay
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# Counting Coppers

Debt advisers slammed as 'penny pinching misers' after docking workers' Leap Year pay

Apr 19th 2017, 6:20 AM 19,681 Views 4 Comments

Debt advisory service MABS had docked the paychecks of two workers to the tune of between €140 and €160 each.

# leap-year - Sunday 3 July, 2016

10 times Hollywood got Ireland all wrong
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From The Daily Edge
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10 times Hollywood got Ireland all wrong

Jul 3rd 2016, 6:00 PM 17,201 Views 5 Comments

*shamrocks*

# leap-year - Friday 26 February, 2016

7 things you should do with your extra day this Leap Year
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7 things you should do with your extra day this Leap Year

Feb 26th 2016, 3:51 PM 16,776 Views 8 Comments

So much extra time… sort of.

# leap-year - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

We're getting an extra second this year, but don't jump for joy just yet...
# Leap Second
# Leap Second

We're getting an extra second this year, but don't jump for joy just yet...

Jan 7th 2015, 3:33 PM 10,697 Views 21 Comments

Some computer systems might have a bad reaction to the leap second.

# leap-year - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

10 of the biggest crimes Leap Year commits against Irish culture
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From The Daily Edge
# Begorra

10 of the biggest crimes Leap Year commits against Irish culture

Dec 31st 2014, 8:42 AM 72,961 Views 10 Comments

Make it stop.

# leap-year - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

What are the odds: Mother and child both born on leap day
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From The Daily Edge
# Leap Day

What are the odds: Mother and child both born on leap day

Feb 29th 2012, 10:00 PM 6,023 Views 22 Comments

A New Jersey mother has beaten two million-to-one odds by giving birth to her daughter on her leap day birthday.

Open thread: Should a woman propose marriage today?
# Leap Year
From The Daily Edge
# Leap Year

Open thread: Should a woman propose marriage today?

Feb 29th 2012, 8:00 AM 4,253 Views 22 Comments

Your chance to weigh in on the Leap Year tradition…

Happy Leap Year: 'Today is my uncle's 21st. He's 84.'
# 29 February
From The Daily Edge
# 29 February

Happy Leap Year: 'Today is my uncle's 21st. He's 84.'

Feb 29th 2012, 7:40 AM 5,976 Views 7 Comments

Ireland holds the record for most consecutive generations born on 29 February…