[[The Dubliners]] did a duet with [[The Hothouse Flowers]] for Rose Week and released "The Rose" as a single in 1991 reaching No.2 in the Irish Singles chart.
== Other versions ==
* [[United States|American]] [[alternative rock]] band [[Mudhoney]] recorded a cover of the song for the 1988 compilation album [[Sub Pop 200]].
* Japanese pop singer [[Ayahi Takagaki]] features this song on her foreign-language cover album, melodia.
* A Japanese translation of "The Rose" was used as the ending theme song for the 1991 [[Studio Ghibli]] animated film [[Only Yesterday (1991 film)|]]. The translated version of the song was titled 愛は花、君はその種子 ("Ai wa Hana, Kimi wa sono Tane", lit. "Love is a flower, you are its seed").
* [[Joan Baez]] covered this song. There is also a German version translated and sung by her, and interpreted by [[Katja Ebstein]], [[Bettina Wegner]], [[Helene Fischer]], [[Peter Maffay]], and more.
* [[Bianca Ryan]] covered this song on [[Bianca Ryan (album)|her self-titled debut album]] in 2006.
* [[Siobhan Owen]] recorded a version of this song accompanying herself on [[harp]]. It is featured on her 2012 album Storybook Journey.
* Gheorghe Zamfir recorded a pan pipes version which was an album track as well as a single.
* Belgian singer [[Ann Christy (singer)|]] recorded a version in Dutch, called "De Roos".
* Chinese singer Ruiyao Jin (金瑞瑤 Jīn Ruìyáo) used the entire song's melody line in a 1984 song titled 好想你 ("Hǎo Xiǎng Nǐ").
* [[Elaine Paige]] recorded the song for her 1984 album [[Cinema (Elaine Paige album)|]].
* [[LeAnn Rimes]] covered the song in 1997 on her album, [[You Light Up My Life: Inspirational Songs]].