Official international channel

To join, /connect Freenode, then /join #irssi

If you have trouble getting Irssi to work, you can use the Freenode provided webchat in the meantime.

Other channels

Many other networks like IRCnet, EFNet or QuakeNet also have #irssi channels.

There may be some international channels on IRCnet, like

  • – Finnish
  • – German
  • – Polish

If you have something to ask, please JUST ASK instead of asking if you can ask or if someone can help or if anyone is there.


To connect with Freenode, /connect Freenode or /connect

Most IRCnet servers aren’t open for everyone, so if you’re having trouble finding one, use which resolves to a number of open IRCnet servers that you should be able to use.

For EFNet, use, or check their website for more servers.