The blond 15-year-old daughter of Leopold and Molly, their only surviving child. Milly has been sent to Mullingar to work as a photographer’s assistant and seems to be developing a relationship with Alec Bannon; her burgeoning sexuality makes Bloom a little uncomfortable. She only appears in the novel through a letter and in memory and reflection.
The voluptuous and flirtatious wife of Bloom. Molly (whose full name is Marion, maiden name Tweedy) is a 33-year-old singer. She was raised in Gibraltar by an Irish military man; her mother, Lunita Laredo, is a dim and exotic memory, possibly a dancer, possibly something more questionable. She spends virtually the entire day in bed, first alone after Bloom leaves, then with her lover “Blazes” Boylan, and then during her nighttime monologue in the final chapter.
Rudy died 11 years ago at the age of only 11 days. Since his death, the Blooms have not had full sexual relations; both Blooms still mourn him, but in different ways and without really talking about it. Leopold especially feels the absence of a son. Rudy appears for the most part in memory and reflection.
Boylan is Molly’s manager and soon-to-be lover; he is arranging her latest tour and they are using his needing to bring her new music as a cover story for their tryst later in the day. He’s depicted as something of a player. He first appears in “Calypso” as a “bold hand”: Bloom discovers a letter from him in the hallway of 7 Eccles Street. Bloom’s and Boylan’s paths intersect throughout the day as Bloom travels away from his house and Boylan travels towards it, but they never speak.
Molly’s father, who appears in memory and reflection. It’s not completely clear what rank he really held, but it probably isn’t as high as Bloom remembers; Bloom seems to recall him as a rather masculine figure. Tweedy raised his daughter during early childhood and adolescence in Gibraltar and then brought her to Dublin.