Medtronic & Baboró Shortlisted for the 27th Allianz Business to Arts Awards

Wednesday July 18th: Baboró, along with corporate sponsors Medtronic, are delighted to announce they have been shortlisted for The 2018 Allianz Business to Arts Awards in recognition of businesses, artists and art organisations that develop creative partnerships through sponsorship, staff engagement, commissioning, CSR initiatives or community engagement.

Medtronic became a major sponsor in 2010 and their continued support has enabled Baboró to continue their mission to inspire children to engage with the world through their experience of the creative arts.

Elaine Donovan, Development Executive with Baboró says: “It’s an incredible honour to have the Allianz Business to Arts Awards recognise the wonderful relationship that we have with our loyal sponsor, Medtronic.”

The winners of the 2018 Allianz Business to Arts Awards will be announced on Sept 4 at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre.

For more information and hi-res images please contact Michelle McDonagh at or phone 091 562 667.

Babóro International Arts Festival for Children acknowledges the financial support of the Arts Council.


Baboró International Arts Festival for Children is the country's flagship children's arts festival. Based in a variety of venues Galway City and County, the festival aims to give all children in Galway and throughout the west of Ireland an equal opportunity to access the arts, both as a member of the audience and as a participant.

The festival hosts a diverse week-long programme every October, full of inspirational events for all children, regardless of geographic, economic, physical, intellectual or cultural status.


As a global leader in medical technology, services and solutions, Medtronic improves the lives and health of millions of people each year. With roots in Ireland since 1981, the company now employs more than 4,000 people across five sites in Galway, Dublin and Athlone.