Our IRC channel can be found at #57N #57N on irc.57north.org.uk (Freenode).
Many IRC clients are available:
If you're a hackerspace member and you use another client, please help your fellow hackers by contributing a little documentation.
HackerdeenBot is the 57North IRC bot, built by Ormiret. You can issue commands to the bot for information about the hacklab.