Is there an IRC channel for real-time Unity discussion?

Is there an IRC channel where we can discuss Unity problems and solutions in real-time, rather than having to constantly update posts in UnityAnswers? IRC, or Internet Relay Chat is a free, real-time, text-based chat system.

Why yes, there is in fact an IRC channel for the Unity community:

Point your favorite IRC client to irc.freenode.net and join #unity3d to chat in real time.

Wikipedia IRC tutorial

Help with IRC

Make sure to register your Nickname with the Freenode server.

I would recommend the in-editor IRC client that I have created for free:

unityIRC