Celtic Woman played a major role in making this song popular again by introducing it to a new generation of fans all across the world.
This is a recording of Celtic Woman performing The Last Rose of Summer live in concert in Ireland with an orchestra backing.
This is Méav Ní Mhaolchatha’s version from Celtic Woman’s album, A Celtic Journey.
This version by Maureen Hegarty was recorded for BBC Radio Foyle. Tony Carlin accompanies her at the piano.
Irish band Clannad bring the song back to its folk roots with this pared down version.
The Fureys and Davey Arthur also returned the song to its more traditional format with their recording.