The CLUG IRC Channel isirc://irc.atrum.org/clug
in other words it can be found on theAtrum IRC network
at irc.atrum.org on ports 6666-6668 (plain), or 6697,7000,7001 (SSL).
You can connect with your favourite IRC client. We have listed a fewrecommended IRC clients
The #clug channel is hidden from channel listings, so you'll have toissue a /join #clug
If you have firewall restrictions try connecting to port21.atrum.org on port 21, or similarly for ports 80 and 8080, and 443 for SSL.
There is a bot which sits on the CLUG IRC channel calledSpinach