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I spotted this off my twitter stream: IRC Cloud. The service is still in Beta, and I'm still waiting for my invite, so I cannot say how good the service is, or whether or not it will support freenode. You can keep track of it via their twitter stream.
The biggest index of public IRC logs is over at http://www.irseek.com/ and honestly it's not that great (the only other contender I can think of, IRClog, has already been mentioned I see). If you are looking for some recommendations for parsing your own IRC channel logs, let me know and I can help you with that.
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