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RAYAN'S RANT. AKA and see "Ryan's Rant." Irish, Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The first strain of Aird's "Rayan's Rant" may be cognate with O'Neill's "Fairy Hurlers (1) (The)." See most versions under title "Ryan's Rant."