The Pogues did a good, raucous version and also joined forces with the Dubliners to perform and record the song, thereby bringing it to the attention of pop and rock fans.
Here’s The Dubliner’s version.
The Dubliners and The Pogues performing The Irish Rover live on Top of the Pops in 1987.
Irish Rover performed by The Clancy Brothers And Tommy Makem.
Here’s The Dropkick Murphys with The Irish Rover