“They taught me how to put all my emotions into music as I had a lot of anger issues.
“Sheila is always only a phone call away. If I have any problems she is there first thing in the morning and last thing at night.
“There are not many people prepared to give an ex-offender a chance like this but she has. I’m not the way I was three years ago - I don’t do any drugs now and I stay on the right side of the law.”
Caolan will be taking part in a number of concerts with Sheila, but on Friday, December 9, he is set to give his own solo performance in Dromore. He also hopes to record my own album soon.
“People say music can’t get you off drugs or heal, but it can,” he added.
To find out more visit Caolan’s Facebook page @caolancurleymusic.