If you want a neat IRC client try out x-chataqua.
Uses tabbed windows for each conversation, nice and aqua-fied and is
basically x-chat with all its features. Supports spellchecking etc too
(has to be enabled by default). You'll probably wanna configure the
colour scheme to something a bit more Mac-y but other than that it
I spotted this plugin
yesterday which totally rocks. No more messing around with SSH
forwarding to get eclipse to work nicely & efficiently with SSH2
based CVS repositories such as - just download this and use
the extssh2 form of connection to CVS. Neat!