Comment on Newspeak

Works fine connecting normally here........

but here is a list of known bugs (seeing as it's opensource :)
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=149977&atid=776399

irssi proxy (http://www.garion.org/irssi/irssi-proxy.php or http://www.irssi.org/documentation/proxy) isn't mentioned :S

If you don't want a cocoa based IRC prog, and would rather use a text based (irssi) one, have you tried this http://osx.iusethis.com/app/irssi ?