The server might've been down temporarily or you might have a firewall active that is blocking outgoing connections. Windows firewall might do this, but if you have any anti-virus software it could be doing this too. Also make sure you don't have mIRC's proxy settings active (Alt+O -> Connect -> Firewall "Connection" should be set to None)

The server works for me now, you should try it again.

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