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Monday 6 February 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# leap year

All time
# We all partied
The year the government gave a 'special welcome' of €100 to every baby born on 29 February
There’s a 1 in 1,461 chance of being born on a leap day.
# 29 february
Quiz: Are these real or fake Leap Year traditions?
Some are real. Some are nonsense. Can you tell which ones?
Voices
The Irish For: Time for two Irish romantic traditions - Leap Year proposals and the Skellig Lists
February 29 proposals are sweet, but the Skellig Lists were another story, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.
# anna and declan
19 frankly preposterous things that happen in Leap Year
What a rollercoaster.
# counting coppers
Debt advisers slammed as 'penny pinching misers' after docking workers' Leap Year pay
Debt advisory service MABS had docked the paychecks of two workers to the tune of between €140 and €160 each.
# boyo
10 times Hollywood got Ireland all wrong
*shamrocks*
# sponsored by leap card
7 things you should do with your extra day this Leap Year
So much extra time… sort of.
# leap second
We're getting an extra second this year, but don't jump for joy just yet...
Some computer systems might have a bad reaction to the leap second.
# begorra
10 of the biggest crimes Leap Year commits against Irish culture
Make it stop.
# Leap Day
What are the odds: Mother and child both born on leap day
A New Jersey mother has beaten two million-to-one odds by giving birth to her daughter on her leap day birthday.
# leap year
Open thread: Should a woman propose marriage today?
Your chance to weigh in on the Leap Year tradition…
# 29 february
Happy Leap Year: 'Today is my uncle's 21st. He's 84.'
Ireland holds the record for most consecutive generations born on 29 February…